Meaning of “earshot” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈɪəʃɒt/
be out of/within earshot

If you are out of earshot, you are too far away to hear something, and if you are within earshot, you are close enough to hear something:

As soon as she was out of earshot, they started talking again.

(Definition of “earshot” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)