[ hoo-duhn-it ]
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  1. a narrative dealing with a murder or a series of murders and the detection of the criminal; detective story.

Origin of whodunit

1925–30; jocular formation from question Who done it?, for standard English Who did it?
  • Also especially British, who·dun·nit .

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