from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A detective.
- n. See sleuthhound.
- transitive v. To track or follow.
- intransitive v. To act as a detective.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An animal’s trail or track.
- n. A sleuth-hound; a bloodhound.
- n. A detective.
- v. To act as a detective; to try to discover who committed a crime.
- n. Slowness; laziness, sloth.
- n. A collective term for a group of bears.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The track of man or beast as followed by the scent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Middle English form of sloth.
- n. A track or trail of man or beast; scent.
- n. A newspaper name for a detective.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a detective who follows a trail
- v. watch, observe, or inquire secretly
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My sleuth is thinner, blonder, and younger than I am, and I like it that way.
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And his so-called sleuth is an accountant, which is what my dad used to be.
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