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Sherlock Holmes

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  • as indetective
  • as ininquirer
  • as ininvestigator
  • as inprivate detective

synonyms for Sherlock Holmes

  • 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
  • sergeant
  • shadow
  • shamus
  • shoofly
  • snoop
  • tail
  • P.I.
  • bird dog
  • plainclothes officer
  • slewfoot
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How to use Sherlock Holmes in a sentence

Old Holmes furrowed his brow and closed one eye, seeking with the other the inspiration of the sky.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
"Mind what I told you, Henery," he whispered very loud, glaring at Mr. Holmes.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Vincent Alsop died; a presbyterian clergyman, who attacked Dr. Sherlock with great wit and some seriousness.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Henry Holmes was standing with his back to the stove, one hand wagging up and down at the solemn line of figures on the bench.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
"All Ike's property to-day ain't as val'able to me now as that cent was then," Mr. Holmes answered solemnly.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Old Mr. Holmes started to protest, but Aaron Kallaberger quieted him with an offering of tobacco.
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He shone as a polite scholar and a wit, and is famous for his controversy with Dr. Sherlock on the subject of the trinity.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
"How do you do, Mr. Oliver Holmes," she began breathlessly, but with hurried determination.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
But if they had no love for the good old ship, there were those who had; and a poet, Oliver Wendell Holmes, came to the rescue.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
She will feel herself to be under great obligations to you, Mr. Holmes, for so truthful a transcript of her 'absent boy.'
ALONEMARION HARLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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