verb (used with or without object)
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Origin of sleuth
OTHER WORDS FROM sleuthsleuthlike, adjectivesu·per·sleuth, noun
Words nearby sleuth
Example sentences from the Web for sleuth
As a new season of the hit TV show debuts, Noah Charney asks if the famous sleuth was really all that good after all.
If only there were some massive government apparatus available to us to sift through the metadata and sleuth these fakers out.PS 4 Beats Xbox One For Best New Video Game Console|Winston Ross|June 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some firms charge several thousands of dollars per hour for the sleuth work of a team of six to eight investigators.
[Styleite] On the DL: Kate Bosworth was sleuth in announcing her engagement to actor Michael Polish.Lady Gaga Covers Vogue With RuPaul Hair; Kate Bosworth Engaged|The Daily Beast|August 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Arthur Conan Doyle wrote 56 short stories and four novels starring his fictional sleuth.The Essential Sherlock Holmes: Michael Dirda’s Recommendations|The Browser|December 9, 2011|DAILY BEAST
In arguing points of law he had the tenacity of a bull-dog and the keenness of a sleuth-hound.Reminiscences of Charles Bradlaugh|George W. Foote
"Red-headed party found at Woodstock," the valiant sleuth had wired with unusual delicacy and caution.Molly Make-Believe|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
All we've got to do now is to play the sleuth when he leaves the cabin.The Call of the Beaver Patrol|V. T. Sherman
A thousand reporters, cunning as monkeys, active as sleuth-hounds, are on the track.American Sketches|Charles Whibley
But she was too preoccupied with the importance of the discovery to dwell on his gifts as a sleuth.Hidden Gold|Wilder Anthony