su·​per·​sleuth ˌsü-pər-ˈslüth How to pronounce supersleuth (audio)
plural supersleuths
: a very successful sleuth or detective
a TV supersleuth
The supersleuth … has investigated a murder dating back 30 years for a slick new documentary drama.Mark Jefferies and Nicola Methven

Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of supersleuth was in 1917

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Cite this Entry

“Supersleuth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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