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synonyms for roper

  • agent
  • informer
  • police officer
  • private eye
  • private investigator
  • prosecutor
  • reporter
  • sleuth
  • spy
  • analyst
  • bloodhound
  • bull
  • constable
  • cop
  • dick
  • eavesdropper
  • eye
  • fed
  • fink
  • flatfoot
  • gumshoe
  • nark
  • peeper
  • scout
  • sergeant
  • shadow
  • shamus
  • shoofly
  • snoop
  • tail
  • P.I.
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • bird dog
  • plainclothes officer
  • slewfoot
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How to use roper in a sentence

"Nobody knoo, nobody cared," was our friend Major Roper's brief reply to an inquiry what became of this young man.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
Major Roper does not get through the whole of the last word—asthma forbids it—but his meaning is clear.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
No, she wouldn't castigate old Major Roper for tattling, and at the same time cross-examine him for her own purposes.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
I ought to hurry back; but he wanted to prevent Major Roper coming round and getting worse himself; so we agreed for me to come.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
Baffled in his main direction, Winn turned his mind upon the subject of Mr. Roper.
THE DARK TOWERPHYLLIS BOTTOME
Mr. Roper was slippery and intensely amiable; these were not the qualities with which Winn felt himself capable of direct dealing.
THE DARK TOWERPHYLLIS BOTTOME
Mr. Roper thought the matter over for the greater part of an unpleasantly short night.
THE DARK TOWERPHYLLIS BOTTOME
Helen Roper stared at Gipsy as if she could hardly believe the evidence of her own ears, and the Seniors gasped with astonishment.
THE LEADER OF THE LOWER SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
"Gipsy Latimer, you are here to report yourself for insubordination," began Helen Roper with dignity.
THE LEADER OF THE LOWER SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
Helen Roper came up at dinner-time with a plate of meat and vegetables in one hand and a glass of water in the other.
THE LEADER OF THE LOWER SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
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