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gumshoe

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noun gum·shoe \ˈgəm-ˌshü\

Definition of gumshoe

Examples of gumshoe in a Sentence

  1. the suspicious wife paid a gumshoe to follow her husband

First Known Use of gumshoe

1913


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gumshoe

verb gum·shoe

Definition of gumshoe

gumshoed

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gumshoeing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to engage in detective work

First Known Use of gumshoe

1930


GUMSHOE Defined for English Language Learners

gumshoe

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Definition of gumshoe for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to find information about someone or something : a private detective



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