Translation of "eavesdrop" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈiːvz·drɒp/ us /ˈivzˌdrɑp/ present participle eavesdropping, past tense and past participle eavesdropped

to secretly listen to a conversation

escuchar a escondidas
He stood outside the door eavesdropping on their conversation.

(Translation of “eavesdrop” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈiːvzdrop/ (past tense, past participle eavesdropped)

(with on) to listen in order to overhear a private conversation

escuchar a escondidas, fisgonear
The child eavesdropped on her parents’ discussion.
eavesdropper noun


(Translation of “eavesdrop” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)