as in detective
a person not on the police force who investigates criminal or illicit activity or searches for missing persons a novel about a hard-boiled dick and the softhearted madam who loves him

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“Dick.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dick. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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