- A concealed aperture through which an occupant of a building can surreptitiously listen to people talking at an entrance to the building
- The space around a house on which such water drips
- The dripping of rain from the eaves of a house
- The act of intentionally hearing a conversation not intended to be heard
- To hear a conversation one is not intended to hear; to listen in.
"I hope nobody was eavesdropping on our conversation last night, since it got so personal."