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synonyms for gumshoe

On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gumshoe, such as: detective, sleuth, cop, dick, flatfoot, and investigator.

How to use gumshoe in a sentence

  • Not some cheesy gumshoe operation with frosted-glass windows and the lingering stench of stale cigar smoke.

    A Scandal Habit | Joseph Finder | August 17, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Under McCullogh's regime this open-shop gumshoe artist had free access to the jail with instructions to go as far as he liked.

    The Everett massacre | Walker C. Smith
  • I'm sure the gumshoe when it comes to pipin' a man off so's I got his photograph in my eye.

    Under Handicap | Jackson Gregory
  • A gumshoe outlasts a hobnailed sole and a rubber tube full of air is better than a steel tire.

    Creative Chemistry | Edwin E. Slosson
  • And consider the appropriateness of the figures of speech, as gumshoe would say.

    Deering of Deal | Latta Griswold
  • One for the gumshoe, said Tony blithely, as they turned onto the campus.

    Deering of Deal | Latta Griswold

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