HyperDic: sleuth

English > 2 senses of the word sleuth:
NOUNperson sleuth, sleuthhounda detective who follows a trail
VERBcommunicationsleuth, spy, stag, snoopwatch, observe, or inquire secretly
sleuth > pronunciation
Soundssluw'th
Rhymesbooth / Booth ... youth: 11 rhymes with uwth...
English > sleuth: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA detective who follows a trail.
Synonymsleuthhound
BroaderdetectiveAn investigator / investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public
Spanishdetective, sabueso
Catalanperdiguer
Verbssleuthwatch, observe, or inquire secretly
English > sleuth: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningwatch, observe, or inquire secretly.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsspy, stag, snoop
Entailsinvestigate, inquire, enquireConduct an inquiry or investigation of
Broadermonitor, supervisekeep tabs on
Spanishespiar, fisgonear
Catalanespiar
Nounssleutha detective who follows a trail
sleuthinga police investigation to determine the perpetrator

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