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listener Syllabification: lis·ten·er
Pronunciation: /ˈlis(ə)nər/

Definition of listener in English:


1A person who listens, especially someone who does so in an attentive manner.
Example sentences
  • It didn't take long for these guys to fill the room with attentive listeners, or run out of merch.
  • Make sure you have the listener's attention before you start speaking.
  • They engage creatively with the limitations of the audio channel to command the listener's attention.
1.1A person listening to a radio station or program.
Example sentences
  • Will he be able to keep radio listeners tuned in?
  • To those who are avid radio listeners, the programmes have a quality of their own.
  • Talk radio is enjoying a coast-to-coast resurgence with millions of loyal listeners tuning in to their favorite topics.

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