from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A story or drama about the investigation of a crime by the police.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a sub-genre of crime fiction which portrays the activities of a police force as they investigate crimes. Unlike other types of crime fiction, the perpetrator may be known at the outset of the story.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.