Definition of earshot in English:


Line breaks: ear|shot
Pronunciation: /ˈɪəʃɒt


[mass noun]
  • The range or distance over which one can hear or be heard: she waited until he was out of earshot before continuing
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    • As soon as she was out of sight, though not earshot, she heard them talking about her.
    • I live within earshot of the airfield and get an enormous thrill from hearing and watching the activities on the airfield.
    • Everyone's a critic, but only reviewers get to broadcast their opinions beyond earshot.

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