Definition of sleuth
Origin of sleuth
OTHER WORDS FROM sleuthsleuthlike, adjectivesu·per·sleuth, noun
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How to use sleuth in a sentence
Judge Thomas Hogan said he knew “the government was trying” but questioned why new video was only found that day by online sleuths.D.C. judges express frustration about possible leniency in Capitol riot cases|Rachel Weiner|August 26, 2021|Washington Post
Another online sleuth built an algorithm that searched the most popular Fenn-based YouTube shows to see if anyone named “Jack” had been mentioned before Stuef’s name was revealed to the public.The People Still Searching for Forrest Fenn’s Treasure|awise|July 22, 2021|Outside Online
It’s a bunch of open-access data that anyone can submit and that lots of amateur sleuths can then comb through.
The reason finding the very first people with covid-19 is important is it would let disease sleuths look for shared factors, like jobs or habits.No one can find the animal that gave people covid-19|Antonio Regalado|March 26, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Apps meant disease sleuths wouldn’t have to rely on an individual’s memory, and they could ease strain on the authorities monitoring an outbreak.Digital contact tracing brought tech rivals together while the pandemic kept us apart|Lindsay Muscato|February 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
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