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eavesdropper (n.)

mid-15c., with agent-noun ending + Middle English eavesdrop, from Old English yfesdrype "place around a house where the rainwater drips off the roof," from eave (q.v.) + drip (v.). Technically, "one who stands at walls or windows to overhear what's going on inside."

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Definitions of eavesdropper from WordNet

eavesdropper (n.)
a secret listener to private conversations;
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