Synonyms of detective in English:

detective

noun

  • investigator, private detective, private investigator, operative; Britishenquiry agent, CID officer, detective constable, DC, detective sergeant, DS, detective inspector, DI, detective chief inspector, DCI, detective superintendent, detective chief superintendent
    North American informal peeper, shamus, gumshoe
    informal , dated dick, private dick, tec, bogey, hawkshaw, sherlock
    North American dated Pinkerton
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