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private eye

noun

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a person not on the police force who investigates criminal or illicit activity or searches for missing persons
  • unable to get the interest of the police, they hired a private eye to find their missing daughter

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The first known use of private eye was in 1938

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“Private eye.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/private%20eye. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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