overhear - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate overhear

overhear is hyphenated as o-ver-hear

How to pronounce overhear

overhear is pronounced ´ōʊvər ´hēːr

Number of syllables in overhear

The number of syllables in overhear is 3

What part of speech in overhear?

overhear is a verb participle

How common in the word overhear?

overhear is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does overhear convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'overhear'

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Common collocations before 'overhear'

close, did, ear, enough, guest, listen, might, much, near, neither, should, still, though, toward, voice

Words with similar spelling to overhear

overbear, overdear, overhead, overheat

Common Verb Collocations of overhear

be, can, chance, discourse, do, find, follow, get, go, happen, have, help, may, mean, might, mutter, pass, read, say, shall, should, singe, suppose, take, talk, try, want, whisper, will, use

Common Adjective Collocations of overhear

able, afraid, bear, close, enough, follow, free, French, good, hard, impossible, invisible, last, likely, little, much, poor, steal, such, trouble, unsuited, whole

Common Adverb Collocations of overhear

as, close, easily, else, enough, even, ever, however, nevertheless, not, occasionally, only, perhaps, quite, so, sometime, when, where, How

Common Conjunction Collocations of overhear

and, but, or