Thesaurus > Related Words: detective

  Words related to detective

Related / Similar Words: investigator, tec, police detective

 

Definition:
  • a police officer who investigates crimes;
  • an investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public;

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    Hyponyms: dick, gumshoe, hawkshaw, plainclothesman, tracer, private detective, PI, private eye, private investigator, operative, shamus, sherlock, sleuth, sleuthhound

     

    Derivational Morphology: investigate, inquire, enquire

     

     
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