OTHER WORDS FROM overhearo·ver·hear·er, noun
How to use overhear in a sentence
A colleague overheard two conservative Mass. lawmakers talking about what “the gays” could do.The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“All these questions from journalists,” he said, in a voice that was just loud enough to be overheard.
They would speak up, but in tones still soft and placid; and Spahn often overheard them describing him as a “beautiful person.”
A few days later, I overheard someone say a person they knew had "lost the battle" against cancer.
At that point, a sphere lit up, resembling the landing of the UFO in E.T., and the overheard lights descended on the stage.I'm Not Country or Pop. I'm Just Pure Garth Brooks.|David Masciotra|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Grandfather Mole overheard Mrs. Robin making such a remark he would quite likely advise her to "try a smaller one."The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
“There is no static to-night,” said Mr. Brandon, who overheard the enthusiastic girl.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
Here the train-hand who overheard the talk, stepped up, and inquired, "Have you lost anything?"
You may be overheard, and give pain or cause annoyance by your untimely conversation.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
"I always make it a point to be punctual," Lamb dawdling in the background, overheard him say.