Definition of secondhand speech in English:

secondhand speech

Syllabification: sec·ond·hand speech

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

Conversation on a cellular phone that is overheard by people nearby: I was alternately amused and annoyed by the secondhand speech in the waiting room

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