Eavesdrop in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Eavesdrop

to hear a conversation one is not intended to hear; to listen in

Examples of Eavesdrop in a sentence

Six-year old Karen put her ear to the door to eavesdrop on her parents who were discussing whether Karen could attend the party.  🔊

Younger siblings often eavesdrop on their older siblings which causes them to be labeled as pests.  🔊

Since the walls were thin, the secretaries hid in the office next to door so they could eavesdrop on their boss.  🔊

The Civil War spies eavesdrop on the general’s meeting with his officers in order to bring the information back to the Union side.  🔊

FBI agents bugged the alleged criminal’s office so they could eavesdrop on his conversations.  🔊

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