Definitions

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  • v. Archaic form of eavesdrop.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. See eavesdrop.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See eavesdrop, eavesdropper.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Not true, they didn't "evesdrop," data mining to locate calling patters to targeted numbers (i.e. terrorists outside this country), then got warrants based on the call patterns before tapping any conversation.

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  • Anything transmitted OTA is vulnerable to evesdrop.

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  • It's as if you debated the Patriot Act, complaining that if they want to evesdrop on the other team's playing calling, the NFL should handle it without interference from Congress.

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  • We must allow Lord Bush to evesdrop on all our correspondence in order that He may track down all those who dare to dissent!

    Think Progress » “A Bad Leak.”

  • The bill grants immunity to telecom companies that helped the administration evesdrop after 9/11.

    CNN Transcript Jul 10, 2008

  • The coffee shopt has a great location, good food and excellent drinks, but I love being able to casually evesdrop on random plot developments or scripts-in-progress while I sip my coffee.

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  • Go to a city; save the citizens, reach the highest points,, evesdrop, pick pocket and then assassinate your target.

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  • But the real power comes when you use it to hold a conversation that others can evesdrop on (and @chrisbrown330) or directly respond (d chrisbrown330) or repost some helpful information (RT retweet) or even to check out someone's website, profile or who follows them.

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  • Thrice on a ride on the way to work, I would overhear -- or evesdrop -- at drivers exchanging rants with another passenger (usually with the one seated beside him).

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  • Echelon was also a US Govt. program to evesdrop on the surfing habits of the nation … report] @lawrence durables and whitegoods I can do without but over year-end a dude's gotta * eat* you know what I mean? report]

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