Thesaurus / overhear

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She turned her head over her shoulder, as though afraid some one might overhear.

The Lady of the Basement FlatMrs. George de Horne Vaizey

By turning on the receiving end, he could overhear conversations in the guardroom.

Then he glanced at her and out through the open door, to make sure none could overhear.

Barlasch of the GuardH. S. Merriman

It was comforting to overhear them say to each other on the journey: "This is fine, mate, ain't it?"

Fanny Goes to WarPat Beauchamp

But, unable to overhear the two women, who were conversing in an undertone, he hurried upstairs toward his employer's bedroom.

The MaskArthur Hornblow

"It's a pity you ain't, then," growled Smith, who had returned just in time to overhear this remark.

Captain CalamityRolf Bennett

And what he managed to overhear of it was seemingly quite innocent of value to us.

If you are near enough to this perch you may overhear the zee-e-e-e-e-e-e-e that has earned it the name of grasshopper sparrow.

Bird NeighborsNeltje Blanchan

"He's been there all day," said his mother, who had come to the door just in time to overhear him.

Happy JackThornton Burgess

Allen, sitting so close behind them, was forced to overhear, so piercingly sweet was her voice.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.