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shamus

noun , slang

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1 a member of a force charged with law enforcement at the local level
  • a hard-bitten L.A. shamus who, when he's not battling crooks, is locking horns with his superiors
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bobby [British], bull [slang], constable [chiefly British], cop, copper, flatfoot [slang], fuzz, gendarme, lawman, officer, police officer, policeman

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2 a person not on the police force who investigates criminal or illicit activity or searches for missing persons
  • he's a shamus who mostly finds evidence to use in divorce cases
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