from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Someone who listens, especially to a speech or a broadcast.
- n. A function that runs in response to an event; an event handler.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who listens; a hearkener.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who listens; a harkener.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who listens attentively
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.
This benediction to the listener is one of the more lucid moments from the liner notes to Dr. John's 1968 album, "Gris-Gris."
Unless a listener is discerning, empty promises will always have a superficial appeal.
Individuals with AS may fail to monitor whether the listener is interested or engaged in the conversation.
Being in the position of proximate listener is the essential privilege of doctoring.
And being a good listener is not as easy as it sounds.
And I found that if you begin a story with, the squirrel and the chipmunk had been dating for two weeks when they ran out of things to talk about, a reader or a listener is going to think: This is going to go on four pages, tops.
I think your statement about how a PB should appeal to BOTH the adult reader and the child listener is so true.
Apparently, a only thing which can distract a listener from a biggest orator of our time is a lady in red.
I seem to have a knack for broaching important subjects when my listener is only semi-conscious.