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See definition of sleuthhound on Dictionary.com
  • as inprivate detective
  • as insleuth

synonyms for sleuthhound

  • detective
  • gumshoe
  • private eye
  • private investigator
  • sleuth
  • P.I.
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • beagle
  • dick
  • flatfoot
  • inquiry agent
  • inspector
  • investigator
  • operative
  • private dick
  • skip tracer
  • spotter
  • tec
  • gumshoe
  • private detective
  • private eye
  • agent
  • bloodhound
  • cop
  • dick
  • eavesdropper
  • flatfoot
  • investigator
  • spy
  • tail
  • tracker
  • P.I.
  • police officer
  • private investigator
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How to use sleuthhound in a sentence

This explains why the dog has sometimes been called a sleuthhound; that is, a dog set upon a sleuth, or trail.
LANDSEERESTELLE M. HURLL
Its speciality—or, if you like, its oddity—was this merciless mercy; the unrelenting sleuthhound who seeks to save and not slay.
A MISCELLANY OF MENG. K. CHESTERTON
From that instant, all pretenses were abandoned, Robert was a sleuthhound on a keen scent.
AINSLEE'S, VOL. 15, NO. 5, JUNE 1905VARIOUS
Enoch Standring had something of the sleuthhound in his nature.
THE DAY OF JUDGMENTJOSEPH HOCKING
It was the first messenger from Will Leatherbarrow, who hung like a sleuthhound on the trail.
LEGENDS OF LONGDENDALETHOMAS MIDDLETON
Could you be a sleuthhound, Bill—one of those that travel on their stomachs very noiselessly?
THE RED HOUSE MYSTERYA. A. MILNE
In the race for yachts of 40 tons and upwards the 'Samœna,' 'Annasona,' and 'Sleuthhound' started.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
Vigilant as a lynx, untiring as a sleuthhound, Austin Ambrose kept continual watch and guard.
WILD MARGARETGERALDINE FLEMING
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SLEUTHHOUND

  • P.I.
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • beagle
  • detective
  • dick
  • flatfoot
  • gumshoe
  • inquiry agent
  • inspector
  • investigator
  • operative
  • private dick
  • private eye
  • private investigator
  • skip tracer
  • sleuth
  • sleuthhound
  • spotter
  • tec
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.