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Meaning of EAVESDROPPER

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a secret listener to private conversations
 

EAVESDROPPER is a 12 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: attender, auditor, hearer, listener, phone tapper, snoop, snooper, tapper, wiretapper

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Eaves"drop`per\, n.
One who stands under the eaves, or near the window or door of
a house, to listen; hence, a secret listener.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: audient, auditor, busybody, gossip, hearer, hearkener, inquirer, inquisitive, inquisitor, listener, nosy Parker, overhearer, Paul Pry, Peeping Tom, pry, querier, querist, questioner, quidnunc, rubberneck, rubbernecker, scopophiliac, sightseer, snoop, snooper, voyeur, yenta
 

 

 

 

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