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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hearer, listener, auditor, attendernoun

    someone who listens attentively


  1. listenernoun

    Someone who listens, especially to a speech or a broadcast.

  2. listenernoun

    A function that runs in response to an event; an event handler.


  1. listener

    A listener is a person who pays attention to and receives or absorbs information, opinions, emotions, or ideas conveyed by another person through various means, such as verbal communication or body language. A listener is an integral part of any form of communication, providing feedback, understanding, and reactions that are essential for effective interaction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Listenernoun

    one who listens; a hearkener


  1. Listener

    Listener is a spoken word rock band that started in 2002 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The current lineup consists of guitarist Christin Nelson, vocalist and bassist Dan Smith, and drummer Kris Rochelle.

Editors Contribution

  1. listener

    A person who listens.

    The radio station listeners were very happy with the radio show.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2020  

Suggested Resources

  1. listener

    Song lyrics by listener -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by listener on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'listener' in Nouns Frequency: #2832

Anagrams for listener »

  1. reenlist

  2. re-enlist

  3. relisten

  4. Leinster

  5. esterlin

  6. enlister

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of listener in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of listener in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of listener in a Sentence

  1. Kin Hubbard:

    A good listener is usually thinking about something else.

  2. Edward Bulwer-Lytton:

    The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.

  3. Katharine Whitehorn:

    A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat.

  4. Tori Amos:

    Musically, I always allow myself to jump off of cliffs. At least that's what it feels like to me. Whether that's what it actually sounds like might depend on what the listener brings to the songs.

  5. Trent Lott:

    He plays his cards very close to his chest, he is an interminable listener, he may not say much but he’ll just sit there and listen and listen and listen.

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