sleuthhound

[slooth-hound]

noun

a bloodhound.
a detective.

Nearby words

  1. slenderness ratio,
  2. slept,
  3. slesvig,
  4. sleswick,
  5. sleuth,
  6. sleuthing,
  7. slew,
  8. slew rate,
  9. slewed,
  10. sley

Origin of sleuthhound

1325–75; Middle English sloth track, trail (< Old Norse slōth) + hound1

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British Dictionary definitions for sleuthhound

sleuthhound

noun

a dog trained to track people, esp a bloodhound
an informal word for detective
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