Listen in

What is Listen in?

Listen in definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used without object)
to give attention with the ear; attend closely for the purpose of hearing; give ear.
to pay attention; heed; obey (often followed by to): Children don’t always listen to their parents.
to wait attentively for a sound (usually followed by for): to listen for sounds of their return.
Informal. to convey a particular impression to the hearer; sound: The new recording doesn’t listen as well as the old one.

verb (used with object)
Archaic. to give ear to; hear.

Verb Phrases
listen in, to listen to a radio or television broadcast: Listen in tomorrow for the names of the lottery winners.to overhear a conversation or communication, especially by telephone; eavesdrop: Someone was listening in to his private calls.

 

reference: www.dictionary.com/browse/listen–in

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