Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / sergeant
FEEDBACK

sergeant

See definition of sergeant on Dictionary.com
  • as indetective
  • as indisciplinarian
  • as inofficer

synonyms for sergeant

  • 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
  • roper
  • scout
  • shadow
  • shamus
  • shoofly
  • snoop
  • tail
  • P.I.
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • bird dog
  • plainclothes officer
  • slewfoot
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
QUIZ
This Climate Change Vocab Quiz Is Heating Things Up
START THE QUIZ

How to use sergeant in a sentence

Again, the prosecutor made a deal with the sergeant for probation.
HOW CRIMINAL COPS OFTEN AVOID JAILBY ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESSSEPTEMBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
At least one officer who oversees the sergeant in charge of the ShotSpotter technology doesn’t think so.
SHOTSPOTTER SENSORS SEND SDPD OFFICERS TO FALSE ALARMS MORE OFTEN THAN ADVERTISEDKARA GRANTSEPTEMBER 22, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Every year, the Sheriff’s Department charges the city $197,000 per deputy, $206,000 per detective and $255,000 per sergeant.
MORNING REPORT: OCEANSIDE REBOOTS TOP COP SEARCHVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 14, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
As a former village public safety officer sergeant and an outspoken voice for justice in Alaska villages, Potts said she knew they might want her help with the election, which was weeks away.
THE WOMAN PROPOSITIONED BY ALASKA’S FORMER LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TELLS HER STORY FOR THE FIRST TIMEBY KYLE HOPKINS AND MICHELLE THERIAULT BOOTS, ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWSSEPTEMBER 10, 2020PROPUBLICA
The report notes that the police sergeant leading the department’s Internal Affairs investigation of the shooting sought to interview Browder.
POLICE REVIEW BOARD WAS DENIED DOCS, INTERVIEWS IN 2015 SHOOTING REVIEWSARA LIBBYJULY 22, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Napoleon landed at Elba at an early hour in disguise, with a sergeant's company of marines.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Fixing bayonets and leaving the sergeant dead in the doorway, they charged again into the mass of the enemy.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He turned his arm so that we could see the ripped stitching where his sergeant's stripes had been cut away.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
When the French generals reached the Austrian end they found a sergeant of engineers actually proceeding to fire the fuse.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The Sergeant stared at him hard, saw that both he and his friend wore evening dress, and grew proportionately respectful.
DOPESAX ROHMER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SERGEANT

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.