how to pronounce overhear

/ˈoʊvɚˈhiːɹ/

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The above transcription of overhear is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

overhear is pronounced in three syllables

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oʊvɚhɹ

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An example use of overhear in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… would overhear all the same yeah there's …”

meaning of overhear

To overhear means to hear something without being intended to hear it.

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