private investigator


noun

private detective. Abbreviation: PI, p.i., P.I.

Nearby words

  1. private first class,
  2. private health insurance,
  3. private hotel,
  4. private income,
  5. private international law,
  6. private judgment,
  7. private label,
  8. private language,
  9. private law,
  10. private life

Origin of private investigator

First recorded in 1935–40

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