Link to this page verb-transitive: to know (message or some one speaking) without presenter's understanding or intention. to know more of (everything) than had been meant to be heard; to hear by accident or artifice. To hear again. View More verb-intransitive: to know anything without having the speaker's understanding or intention. verb: to listen to something which wasn't meant for one's ears. hear, typically without understanding of the speakers View More others: to know (one who doesn't want to be heard or doesn't realize he's heard, or understanding perhaps not addressed toward hearer or perhaps is not designed to be heard by him); notice by accident or stratagem. to listen to over again; notice from beginning to end. View More Related Sources Definition for "overhear" to know (message or some one speaking) without… View More Sentence for "overhear" Quotes for "overhear" "I usually write away from home,…" View More Verb Forms for "overhear" Phrases for "overhear" Rhyme for "overhear" Hypernym for "overhear" Form for "overhear" Variant for "overhear"