What does SLEUTH mean?

Definitions for SLEUTHsluθ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word SLEUTH.

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

  2. Origin: [Icel. sl. See Slot a track.]


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SLEUTH in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SLEUTH in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. P. G. Wodehouse:

    “As a sleuth you are poor. You couldn’t detect a bass-drum in a telephone-booth.”

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • SchnüfflerGerman
  • λαγωνικόGreek
  • detectiveSpanish
  • yksityisetsivä, etsiväFinnish
  • investigatore, mettersi sulle tracceItalian
  • speurder, naspeuren, schaduwen, detectief, speurneus, detectiveDutch
  • сыщик, ищейка, выслеживатьRussian
  • detektiv, tragačSerbo-Croatian
  • deckare, spana, snok, skugga, detektivSwedish

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