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See definition of eavesdropping on Dictionary.com
  • as innosy
  • as inscandal

synonyms for eavesdropping

  • inquisitive
  • intrusive
  • meddlesome
  • inquisitorial
  • inquisitory
  • interested
  • interfering
  • intermeddling
  • personal
  • searching
  • snooping
  • snoopy
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antonyms for eavesdropping

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  • incurious
  • indifferent
  • uncaring
  • unconcerned
  • uninterested
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How to use eavesdropping in a sentence

I thought she had come to her right senses, at last, and was making the shift to break off the eavesdropping.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
He persists, then sees his mother in private, kills a courtier who was eavesdropping, and convicts his mother of her sin.
TOLSTOY ON SHAKESPEARELEO TOLSTOY
Relieved, yet ashamed of his eavesdropping, he ran down the road toward his home.
PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS
Paul had heard of people who actually deemed eavesdropping unbecoming!
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
It was secure from any but forcible entrance, and eavesdropping from outside would be worse than useless.
SHADOW, THE MYSTERIOUS DETECTIVEPOLICE CAPTAIN HOWARD
We both stood fastened on that scene in another world, guiltless of eavesdropping.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
She was ashamed of the thrill, and ashamed (because suddenly awakened to the realization) that she was eavesdropping.
THE SECOND LATCHKEYCHARLES NORRIS WILLIAMSON AND ALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON
Eavesdropping on the train was perfectly justifiable, she told her uneasy conscience, because there was no personal element in it.
MARY WARE'S PROMISED LANDANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
It was just after she had confessed to the unconscious eavesdropping that made her a hearer of that song.
MARY WARE'S PROMISED LANDANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
But she could make out nothing distinctly, and then she flushed hotly to think that she had been tempted to eavesdropping.
THE DOOMSMANVAN TASSEL SUTPHEN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EAVESDROPPING

  • eavesdropping
  • inquisitive
  • inquisitorial
  • inquisitory
  • interested
  • interfering
  • intermeddling
  • intrusive
  • meddlesome
  • personal
  • searching
  • snooping
  • snoopy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.