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sherlock

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  1. a person not on the police force who investigates criminal or illicit activity or searches for missing persons <one of literature's most eccentric sherlocks, Nero Wolfe manages to solve mysteries without so much as leaving the confines of his own home> Synonyms dick, gumshoe, hawkshaw, investigator, operative, private detective, private eye, private investigator, shamus [slang], detective, sleuth, sleuthhoundRelated Words shadow, tail, tracer, tracker; fed, Federal, G-man, narc (or nark) [slang], plainclothesman


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