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Definition of Overheard

Overheard

  1. of Overhear

Overheard Quotations

You can throw a novel into focus with one overheard line.
Joan Didion

For many years, I thought a poem was a whisper overheard, not an aria heard.
Rita Dove

I often think about how my sons will come to know about September 11th. Something overheard? A newspaper image? In school? I would prefer that they learn about it from my wife and me, in a deliberate and safe way. But it's hard to imagine ever feeling ready to broach the subject without some impetus.
Jonathan Safran Foer

A style is the consequence of recurrent habits, restraints, or rules invented or inherited, written or overheard, intuitive or preconceived.
Paul Rand

I write from real life. I am an unrepentant eavesdropper and a collector of stories. I record bits of overheard dialogue.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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Overheard Translations

overheard in German is belauscht, belauschte

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