AskDefine | Define overhear

Dictionary Definition

overhear v : hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers; "We overheard the conversation at the next table" [syn: catch, take in] [also: overheard]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • /'ovəɻhiɻ/


  1. To hear something that wasn't meant for one's ears.


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