HyperDic: eavesdropper

English > 1 sense of the word eavesdropper:
NOUNperson eavesdroppera secret listener to private / private conversations
English > eavesdropper: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA secret listener to private / private conversations.
Narrowertapper, wiretapper, phone tappersomeone who wiretaps a telephone or telegraph wire
Broaderhearer, listener, auditor, attendersomeone who listens attentively
snoop, snooperA spy who makes uninvited inquiries into the private / private affairs of others
Spanishescuchón, espía, fisgón, husmeador
Catalantafaner, xafarder
Verbseavesdroplisten without the speaker's knowledge

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