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Definition of sleuth noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    sleuth

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//sluθ//
     
    (old-fashioned or humorous)
     
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  1. 1a person who investigates crimes synonym detective
  2. 2 an amateur sleuth Agatha Christie's super sleuth, Hercule Poirot
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: sleuth