catch, take in, overhear(verb)
hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
"We overheard the conversation at the next table"
To hear something that wasn't meant for one's ears.
Origin: From *, from oferhieran, equivalent to . Cognate with overhoren, überhören, overhøre, yfirheyra.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō-vėr-hēr′, v.t. to hear what was not intended to be heard: to hear by accident: (Shak.) to hear over again.
The numerical value of overhear in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of overhear in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You would overhear the mom and daughter talking about, 'Oh, isn't it great that you just filmed so-and-so. This'll be a snap. You've already been in front of this producer,' anything to get into the mind of the poor kid who is going up for an audition.
Images & Illustrations of overhear
Translations for overhear
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for overhear »
Find a translation for the overhear definition in other languages:
Select another language: