Sleuth Definition

slo͝oth
sleuths
noun
sleuths
Webster's New World
Wiktionary
Webster's New World

(archaic) A sleuth-hound; a bloodhound.

Wiktionary

(rare) A collective term for a group of bears.

Wiktionary
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verb
sleuths
To track or follow.
American Heritage
To act as a detective.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
snoopstagspy

Other Word Forms of Sleuth

Noun

Singular:
sleuth
Plural:
sleuths

Origin of Sleuth

  • From Old English slÇ£wþ, corresponding to slow + -th.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old Norse slóð (Norwegian slo).

    From Wiktionary

  • Short for sleuthhound

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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