gumshoe
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) IPA: /ˈɡʌm.ʃuː/
Noun

gumshoe (plural gumshoes)

  1. A sneaker or rubber overshoe. [from mid 19th c.]
  2. (slang, North America) A detective. [from early 20th c.]
    Synonyms: detective, dick, private eye, sleuth
Translations
  • Russian: гало́ша
Translations Verb

gumshoe (gumshoes, present participle gumshoeing; past and past participle gumshoed)

  1. (slang) To act as a detective.
Translations


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