HyperDic: detective_story

English > 1 sense of the expression detective story:
NOUNcommunicationdetective storya narrative about someone who investigates crimes and obtains evidence leading to their resolution
English > detective story: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA narrative about someone who investigates crimes and obtains evidence leading to their resolution.
Broadermystery, mystery story, whodunitA story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie
Spanishnovela policíaca
Catalannovel·la policíaca

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