as in detective
a person not on the police force who investigates criminal or illicit activity or searches for missing persons the fictional sleuthhound Miss Marple is notable for her age as well as for her understanding of human nature, both of them being rather advanced

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“Sleuthhound.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sleuthhound. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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