ear hustle

ear hustle

To listen in on a conversation that one is not a participant in; to eavesdrop. Let's postpone this discussion until a later time—some people in the office are known to ear hustle.
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ear hustling

The act of listening in on a conversation that one is not a participant in; eavesdropping. Let's postpone this discussion until a later time—I worry that some people in the office are outside the door, ear hustling right now.
See also: ear, hustle

ear hustle

in. to eavesdrop. I was ear hustling while you were talking, and felt I had to correct something you said about me.
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ear hustling

n. eavesdropping. Your ear hustling will get you in trouble, especially when people are talking about you.
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Here's what's on my phone podcast playlist by title and category: Oprah's Super Soul (self-help, inspiration), Oprah's Master Class (self-help, inspiration), HBR Women at Work (business), Undisclosed (legal), Slow Burn (political), Stay Tuned with Preet (legal and political), Uncivil (race relations), Garden & Gun Whole Hog (the South), Ear Hustle (life inside San Quentin state prison).
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Julie Shapiro, executive producer for the podcasting outlet Radiotopia, knew Ear Hustle had potential the moment she first heard it.
When he first met Shapiro, he bragged that Ear Hustle would get I million downloads.
Unlike the stereotypes typically found in TV dramas, the inmates of Ear Hustle are funny, thoughtful, and complicated.
From stories about cell mates and conjugal visits to solitary confinement, race and how it affects life in prison and the parole hearing process, Ear Hustle is a sociological and psychological study of the lives of the incarcerated done with sensitivity and heart-wrenching openness.