earwig

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any of numerous insects of the order Dermaptera having elongate bodies and slender many-jointed antennae and a pair of large pincers at the rear of the abdomen

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I tried hard to concentrate but I was uncomfortably aware of people earwigging at nearby tables.
CUPID'S arrow sometimes needs a helping hand, and earwigging boss Heather Owen was the one to do it.
Earwigging on conversations and jail sentences simply for being in a gang will send a ripple of paranoia through the underworld.
You learn a lot earwigging on public transport - I only hope she didn't see my head shaking in disbelief.