overhearing

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

overhearing

  1. Present participle of overhear.

Noun[edit]

overhearing (plural overhearings)

  1. The act by which something is overheard.
    • 2006, Amy Shuman, Storytelling Rights (page 25)
      Where overhearings were intended, as in conversations that girls wanted boys to overhear, the speaker often directed her gaze at the boy who was supposed to overhear while turning her mouth toward the ear of the listener.