Definitions for SLEUTHsluθ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a detective.

  2. a bloodhound.

  3. (v.i.)to trail.

Origin of sleuth:

1875–80; short for sleuthhound

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sleuth, sleuthhound(verb)

    a detective who follows a trail

  2. spy, stag, snoop, sleuth(verb)

    watch, observe, or inquire secretly

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sleuth(noun)

    the track of man or beast as followed by the scent


  1. Sleuth

    Sleuth is a 1972 mystery film, an adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Sleuth by British playwright Anthony Shaffer. The screenplay was adapted by Shaffer. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, the film stars Laurence Olivier and Michael Caine, each of whom was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance. This was Mankiewicz's final film.


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