eavesdroppingly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

eavesdropping +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

eavesdroppingly ‎(not comparable)

  1. (rare) So as to eavesdrop.
    • 1980, Jasper Evian, Father daughter
      "When you get us a car," she said, at the same time sticking a dollar and change into the beggar's cup that was our only passage into the eavesdroppingly perfect world of the cabbie.