Definition Of overhear
hear (someone or something) without meaning to or without the knowledge of the speaker.
I couldn't help overhearing your conversation
Example Of overhear
All of a sudden, she spoke clearly and he could overhear snatches of the conversation.
At a moment like this, in the abrupt silence after Lewis's voice trails off, the listener often overhears Mitchell in the background trying to stifle his laughter.
Children will hear conversations and overhear information on radio, TV and from the playground network.
Do you really want to overhear his cooing conversations with another girl?
Father goes over to follow up potential job prospects, everything seems to be moving smoothly and then one afternoon he overhears a conversation I'm having with a good friend.