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gumshoe

noun

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a person not on the police force who investigates criminal or illicit activity or searches for missing persons
  • the couple paid a gumshoe to look for their missing son

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The first known use of gumshoe was in 1913

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“Gumshoe.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gumshoe. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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