verb (used without object), eaves·dropped, eaves·drop·ping.
verb (used with object), eaves·dropped, eaves·drop·ping.
noun Also eaves·drip [eevz-drip]. /ˈivzˌdrɪp/.
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Origin of eavesdrop
OTHER WORDS FROM eavesdropeavesdropper, nounan·ti·eaves·drop·ping, adjective
How to use eavesdrop in a sentence
Have you ever wondered about what life is like for a professional U.S. government eavesdropper?A New Trove of NSA Documents Reveal What Spies Read for Fun|Eli Lake|March 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the eavesdropper heard with full appreciation the richness of the low voice and could not wonder at Bob's delight in it.Red Pepper Burns|Grace S. Richmond
At this juncture the couple turned their backs upon the eavesdropper, who had stolen to within a few paces of them.Two Boys in Wyoming|Edward S. Ellis
I was an eavesdropper entirely by accident, but what I heard might help some.Grace Harlowe's Plebe Year at High School|Jessie Graham Flower