out of earshot

  • 1 out of earshot — phrase too far away for you to hear Thesaurus: not clear to the sensessynonym not near and difficult to reachsynonym senses and using the senseshyponym Main entry: earshot …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 2 out of earshot —    When someone is out of earshot, they are too far away to hear or to be heard.     They waited until Tess was out of earshot before discussing her surprise birthday party …

    English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • 3 out of earshot — too far away to be heard …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 4 out of earshot — too far away for you to hear …

    English dictionary

  • 5 out of earshot (of somebody) — out of ˈearshot (of sb/sth) idiom too far away to hear sb/sth or to be heard • We waited until Ted was safely out of earshot before discussing it. Main entry: ↑earshotidiom …

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  • 6 out of earshot (of something) — out of ˈearshot (of sb/sth) idiom too far away to hear sb/sth or to be heard • We waited until Ted was safely out of earshot before discussing it. Main entry: ↑earshotidiom …

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  • 7 earshot — /ˈɪəʃɒt / (say earshot) phrase 1. within earshot, (sometimes followed by of) a. within range of hearing; able to be heard: to live within earshot of the sea. b. within range of hearing; able to hear: don t say that within earshot of the children …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 8 earshot — n. out of earshot; within earshot * * * [ ɪəʃɒt] within earshot out of earshot …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 9 earshot — ear|shot [ˈıəʃɔt US ˈırʃa:t] n 1.) within earshot near enough to hear what someone is saying ▪ Everyone within earshot soon knew her opinion of Reggie. 2.) out of earshot not near enough to hear what someone is saying ▪ I waited for her to get… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 earshot — [[t]ɪ͟ə(r)ʃɒt[/t]] PHRASE: PHR after v, v link PHR, oft PHR of n If you are within earshot of someone or something, you are close enough to be able to hear them. If you are out of earshot, you are too far away to hear them. The waiter continued… …

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  • 11 earshot — noun 1 within earshot near enough to hear what someone is saying: Everyone within earshot soon knew her opinion of Reggie. 2 out of earshot not near enough to hear what someone is saying: I waited for her to get out of earshot before laughing …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 out — 1 /aUt/ adverb, adjective (adv only after verb, adj not before noun) 1 NOT INSIDE STH from the inside of something: She opened the envelope and took the letter out. (+ of): The diary must have fallen out of her pocket. | Someone has torn the last …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 earshot — ear|shot [ ır,ʃat ] noun out of earshot too far away for you to hear within/in earshot close enough for you to hear …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 earshot — UK [ˈɪə(r)ˌʃɒt] / US [ˈɪrˌʃɑt] noun within/in earshot close enough for you to hear out of earshot …

    English dictionary

  • 15 earshot — [ˈɪəˌʃɒt] noun out of earshot too far away for you to hear[/ex] within/in earshot close enough for you to hear[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 16 out — I [[t]a͟ʊt[/t]] ADVERB USES ♦ (Out is often used with verbs of movement, such as walk and pull , and also in phrasal verbs such as give out and run out .) 1) ADV: ADV after v When something is in a particular place and you take it out, you remove …

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  • 17 earshot — noun Date: 1607 the range within which one may hear a person s unaided voice < waited until he was out of earshot > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 earshot — n. the distance over which something can be heard (esp. within or out of earshot) …

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  • 19 out-of-the-way — Synonyms and related words: Bohemian, O shaped, aberrant, aberrative, adrift, ambagious, antipodean, apart, back of beyond, backhanded, beat, beside the mark, beside the point, beside the question, beyond reach, beyond the bounds, breakaway,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 out of reach — Synonyms and related words: antipodean, back of beyond, beyond reach, beyond the bounds, closed forever to, closed to, godforsaken, hyperborean, impenetrable, impervious, inaccessible, lost to, out of earshot, out of hearing, out of range, out of …

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