Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who listens; a harkener.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who listens; a hearkener.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone who listens, especially to a speech or a broadcast.
  • noun computing, programming A function that runs in response to an event; an event handler.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who listens attentively

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From to listen + -er.

Examples

  • Individuals with AS may fail to monitor whether the listener is interested or engaged in the conversation.

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  • And being a good listener is not as easy as it sounds.

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  • This benediction to the listener is one of the more lucid moments from the liner notes to Dr. John's 1968 album, "Gris-Gris."

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  • Being in the position of proximate listener is the essential privilege of doctoring.

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  • Unless a listener is discerning, empty promises will always have a superficial appeal.

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  • At this point, the reader/listener is able to escape into the wonderful world of imagination and follow Jack and his sister, Marie on their "think-a-ma-jink" adventures.

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  • At this point, the reader/listener is able to escape into the wonderful world of imagination and follow Jack and his sister, Marie on their "think-a-ma-jink" adventures.

    Members

  • At this point, the reader/listener is able to escape into the wonderful world of imagination and follow Jack and his sister, Marie on their "think-a-ma-jink" adventures.

    Books

  • At this point, the reader/listener is able to escape into the wonderful world of imagination and follow Jack and his sister, Marie on their "think-a-ma-jink" adventures.

    Literacy

  • Individuals with AS may fail to monitor whether the listener is interested or engaged in the conversation.

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