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  • as inprivate eye
  • as insleuth
  • as indetective

synonyms for private investigator

  • sleuth
  • P.I.
  • agent
  • bird dog
  • bloodhound
  • cop
  • dick
  • peeper
  • snoop
  • tail
  • private eye
  • gumshoe
  • private detective
  • spy
  • cop
  • eavesdropper
  • agent
  • tail
  • investigator
  • police officer
  • sleuthhound
  • flatfoot
  • dick
  • tracker
  • bloodhound
  • P.I.
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How to use private investigator in a sentence

Dean Swift was indeed a misanthrope by theory, however he may have made exception to private life.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The private chapel, built out from the house on the side next Calne, had not been used for years and years.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Proof was given to him, of Elizabeth having admitted Ripperda to private political discussions in the Altheim apartments.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The two enjoyed a mutual understanding from which he was excluded, a private intimacy that was spiritual, mental,— physical.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
After having lessons from private instructors, this artist studied under Lenbach.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Probably his Private Secretary, considering you a new man, will have failed to furnish the necessary information.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
And here let me point out for your future guidance the importance of having a private secretary thoroughly up to his work.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
But the particular Private Secretary of your answerer being not up to his work you get snubbed.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
Industrial society, they say, must be reorganized from top to bottom; private industry must cease.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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