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Definition of Listener


  1. One who listens; a hearkener.

Listener Quotations

Coming from an Asian culture, I was always taught to respect my elders, to be a better listener than a talker.
Lisa Ling

Throughout my career, if I have done anything, I have paid attention to every note and every word I sing - if I respect the song. If I cannot project this to a listener, I fail.
Frank Sinatra

It takes a little bit of mindfulness and a little bit of attention to others to be a good listener, which helps cultivate emotional nurturing and engagement.
Deepak Chopra

I think the reason that swearing is both so offensive and so attractive is that it is a way to push people's emotional buttons, and especially their negative emotional buttons. Because words soak up emotional connotations and are processed involuntarily by the listener, you can't will yourself not to treat the word in terms of what it means.
Steven Pinker

The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
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Listener Translations

listener in Dutch is luisteraar, toehoorder
listener in Italian is ascoltatore, ascoltatore
listener in Latin is auditor
listener in Portuguese is ouvinte
listener in Spanish is oidor, oyente
listener in Swedish is lyssnare
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