Earshot - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɪrʃɑːt|  American pronunciation of the word earshot
Brit.  |ˈɪəʃɒt|  British pronunciation of the word earshot

noun

- the range within which a voice can be heard(syn: earreach, hearing)

the children were told to stay within earshot

Examples

They were within earshot of each other.

...babysitters should remain within earshot of young children...

the children were told to stay within earshot

...an enormous eructation that startled everyone within earshot...

Everyone within earshot soon knew her opinion of Reggie.

I waited for her to get out of earshot before laughing.

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