eavesdrop - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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/ˈiːvzˌdrɒp/
present tense
I/you/we/theyeavesdrop
he/she/iteavesdrops
present participleeavesdropping
past tenseeavesdropped
past participleeavesdropped
  1. to listen to other people’s conversation without them knowing that you are listening
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