Definition of Eavesdrops

1. Noun. (plural of eavesdrop) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of eavesdrop) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eavesdrops

1. eavesdrop [v] - See also: eavesdrop

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eavesdrops

eaved
eavedrop
eavedrops
eaves
eaves trough
eaves troughs
eavesdrip
eavesdrips
eavesdrop
eavesdropped
eavesdropper
eavesdroppers
eavesdroppingly
eavesdroppings
eavesdrops (current term)
eavestrough
eavestroughs
eaw
eazily
eazy
ebastine
ebauche
ebauches
ebb
ebb and flow
ebb away
ebb down
ebb off
ebb out

Literary usage of Eavesdrops

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Confronting Substance Abuse: An Action Plan for Change (1993)
"The grant has also allowed the State's Attorney's Office to purchase sophisticated eavesdropping equipment and to extensively use court-ordered eavesdrops ..."

2. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"But how the lean demigod, now shorn of his splendor, had to lurk in barns, to roam over harrowed fields, panting for life; and to wait under eavesdrops, ..."

3. The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle (1838)
"But how the lean demigod, now shorn of his splendor, had to lurk in barns, to roam over harrowed fields, panting for life; and to wait under eavesdrops, ..."

4. Testing in American Schools: Asking the Right Questions (1992)
"... calls on them to do problems at the blackboard, poses questions and invites answers, and eavesdrops while his students work in small groups. ..."

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