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See definition of tec on Dictionary.com
  • as ingumshoe
  • as inprivate detective

synonyms for tec

  • detective
  • sleuth
  • cop
  • dick
  • flatfoot
  • investigator
  • sneaker
  • detective
  • gumshoe
  • private eye
  • private investigator
  • sleuth
  • beagle
  • dick
  • flatfoot
  • inquiry agent
  • inspector
  • investigator
  • operative
  • P.I.
  • private dick
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • skip tracer
  • sleuthhound
  • spotter
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How to use tec in a sentence

"That's my secret," he ses, arter the tec 'ad patted 'im on the back and brought 'im round.
SAILOR'S KNOTS (ENTIRE COLLECTION)W.W. JACOBS
Sam said 'e would, and arter they had 'ad another drink together the tec shifted 'is seat alongside of 'im and talked in his ear.
SAILOR'S KNOTS (ENTIRE COLLECTION)W.W. JACOBS
It is most secretive in its habits, usually betraying its whereabouts by its sharp call-note of tec or tac.
AMONG THE BIRDS IN NORTHERN SHIRESCHARLES DIXON
At the word 'tec,' George's face went deadly pale, and he sprang from his seat.
ROGUES AND VAGABONDSGEORGE R. SIMS
When did you become employed by or connected with the TEC, as you call it?
WARREN COMMISSION (10 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. X (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
I think many people mistakenly assume that TEC exists to find them jobs.
WARREN COMMISSION (10 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. X (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
"With their hands in the chap's pockets, I mean," ses the tec.
SAILOR'S KNOTS (ENTIRE COLLECTION)W.W. JACOBS
"When I say looking arter, I mean protecting 'em," ses the tec.
SAILOR'S KNOTS (ENTIRE COLLECTION)W.W. JACOBS
"You're a marvel, that's wot you are," ses the tec, shaking his 'ead.
SAILOR'S KNOTS (ENTIRE COLLECTION)W.W. JACOBS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TEC

  • cop
  • detective
  • dick
  • flatfoot
  • investigator
  • sleuth
  • sneaker
  • tec
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.