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1A person who listens, especially someone who does so in an attentive manner.
- ‘Her vocal delivery is straightforward and unadorned, thereby drawing the listener's ear to the content of the lyrics.’
- ‘When they succeed they leave the listener wanting them to stretch out and expand the idea a bit more.’
- ‘Rapport between teller and listeners is based on trust, interest and on respect for character as well as skills.’
- ‘She was always a good listener who had many words of wisdom to impart.’
- ‘Even attentive listeners can be overwhelmed by too many rules.’
- ‘A 1992 law allows music listeners to make some personal digital copies of their music.’
- ‘Are listeners really going to mistake what the questioner is saying?’
- ‘Make sure you have the listener's attention before you start speaking.’
- ‘The long format used to tell a story, taking the listener on an emotional journey.’
- ‘The title track is a vastly underrated song with some catchy chord changes and choruses to keep the listener interested.’
- ‘They engage creatively with the limitations of the audio channel to command the listener's attention.’
- ‘The conclusion seems to be that music listeners have a very bright future.’
- ‘African music is unique in the way it instantly creates a special, moving link with listeners.’
- ‘Nevertheless, the attentive listener will recognize the feeling of satisfaction when the final tonic is reached.’
- ‘Such restraint could mean the casual listener is unlikely to give this a second spin.’
- ‘Rather, music appreciation is developed by educating the listener in three main areas.’
- ‘Music and dance helped forge a common bond among listeners, and everyone was enraptured.’
- ‘It didn't take long for these guys to fill the room with attentive listeners, or run out of merch.’
- ‘The listeners grow suspicious with his self-defence story and discover the truth concerns them all.’
- ‘He turned out to be a very attentive listener.’
- 1.1 A person listening to a radio station or program.
spectators, listeners, viewers, onlookers, concertgoers, theatregoers, patronsView synonyms
- ‘We can't do what we do without our listeners getting behind us and supporting us financially.’
- ‘This's why he's thrilled that listeners are sending him their own CDs and making him discover new music.’
- ‘Will we alienate our loyal, core listeners if we dramatically change our story content?’
- ‘Often, in the run-up to Christmas, it's listeners looking for the best place to by a gadget on line on the cheap.’
- ‘But judging from the ratings they did so to the liking and approval of many listeners.’
- ‘Her theme was Nutrition for Older People and she dealt with a number of queries from her listeners.’
- ‘To those who are avid radio listeners, the programmes have a quality of their own.’
- ‘This one stumped Geoff a bit and if any listeners have an idea let us know.’
- ‘There is so much sickness that I want to remind listeners that everyone has goodness in them.’
- ‘Strange misunderstandings step into the gap between the broadcaster's mouth and the listener's ear.’
- ‘In fact, advertisers' desire for young listeners has led radio stations to offer a proliferation of new formats.’
- ‘The services will offer listeners more choice and variety, with an interference-free sound.’
- ‘She now has 5.4 million listeners, down 430,000 on the previous quarter.’
- ‘According to her, the number of Bulgarian listeners has remained very high over the years.’
- ‘Will he be able to keep radio listeners tuned in?’
- ‘The distinctive wallets usually arrive on listeners ' doormats on Fridays.’
- ‘In the feature, listeners vote to hear either a very cheesy or a very classy track.’
- ‘The highlight of the radio dramas was that they were scripted with a specific message to listeners.’
- ‘Talk radio is enjoying a coast-to-coast resurgence with millions of loyal listeners tuning in to their favorite topics.’
- ‘I think I should remind listeners just how dangerous it can be.’
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