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Definition of Eavesdropping


  1. The habit of lurking about dwelling houses, and other places where persons meet fro private intercourse, secretly listening to what is said, and then tattling it abroad. The offense is indictable at common law.

Eavesdropping Quotations

We're no longer in the Cold War. Eavesdropping on friends is unacceptable.
Vladimir Putin

There's nothing like eavesdropping to show you that the world outside your head is different from the world inside your head.
Thornton Wilder

Any place is good for eavesdropping, if you know how to eavesdrop.
Tom Waits

The English press, are so nosy, and the English seem to love that eavesdropping.
Michael Hutchence

It's lonely to listen to the pleasure of others, not that I've made a habit of that kind of eavesdropping. There's joy and passion in the next room, in the next bed, but it's not yours.
Ben Marcus
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Eavesdropping Translations

eavesdropping in German is lauschend
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