A person privately hired to do investigative or detective work.
One, especially a detective, who investigates.
Ammunition that traces its own course in the air with a trail of smoke or fire, so as to facilitate adjustment of the aim
A sneaker or rubber overshoe.
A member of a police force, especially a detective, who wears civilian clothes on duty.
(Slang) A police officer or detective.
(--- Slang) A police officer.
A person, esp. a trainer, who assists weight lifters, gymnasts, etc. in their training, as to prevent injury
Find another word for detective. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for detective, like: private-investigator, investigator, dick, tracer, sleuth, sherlock, interpellator, private-detective, police-detective, cross-questioner and gumshoe.