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Detective
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Detective as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

7 September 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 12 answers for the crossword clue 'Detective', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Detective a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Detective as an answer itself some 39 times.

Detective is a single word clue made up of 9 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Tuesday, 24 August 2021 with the answer being SLEUTH, we also found SLEUTH to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A police officer who investigates crimes
  • An investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

TEC
A police officer who investigates crimes

4 Letters

DICK
Obscene terms for penis

5 Letters

AGENT
The semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

6 Letters

SLEUTH
Watch, observe, or inquire secretly

TRACER
Ammunition whose flight can be observed by a trail of smoke

7 Letters

GUMSHOE
A waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow

OFFICER
Any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command; "an officer is responsible for the lives of his men"

TRACKER
Someone who tracks down game

9 Letters

DIONYSIUS
The tyrant of Syracuse who fought the Carthaginians (430-367 BC)

10 Letters

PRIVATEEYE
Someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information

12 Letters

INVESTIGATOR
A police officer who investigates crimes

15 Letters

POLICEDETECTIVE
A police officer who investigates crimes

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