Synonyms of private detective in English:

private detective

noun

  • private investigator, detective, operative; Britishenquiry agent
    informal private eye, PI, sleuth, snoop
    North American informal private dick, peeper, shamus, gumshoe
    informal , dated hawkshaw, sherlock
    North American dated Pinkerton
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