Synonyms of private detective in English:

private detective


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noun

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SYNONYMS
private investigator, detective, operative
British inquiry agent
informal private eye, PI, sleuth, snoop
North American informal private dick, peeper, shamus, gumshoe
informal, dated hawkshaw, sherlock
North American dated Pinkerton