Synonyms for listener

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Antonyms for listener

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Her voice was little more than a whisper, but it was loud in the listener's heart.

The sympathy of it stirred the listener to fearful memories.

The anguish of that question thrilled the heart of the listener.

Johnnie had the tongue of the improvisator, and he loved a listener.

It spoke only of the song, yet the listener thought of the singer.

There was a pause, during which the listener waited, with an anxious expression on his face.

Pale and exhausted, her listener at length entreated her to forbear.

How long he had been a listener I knew not, but he had come in upon us in the nick of time.

That it was appreciated by her listener Polly could not doubt.

She evidently expected her listener to make some comment, so he said, "Oh, indeed!"

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, "one who listens;" agent noun from listen. Meaning "one who hears a radio broadcast" is from 1912; hence listenership (1938).

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