Sleuth meaning

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To sleuth is defined as to act as a detective.

An example of to sleuth is to investigate a murder mystery as if you are Sherlock Holmes.

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A detective.
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To act as a detective.
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(archaic) A sleuth-hound; a bloodhound.
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(intransitive) To act as a detective; to try to discover who committed a crime.
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(rare) A collective term for a group of bears.
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To track or follow.
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To act as a detective.
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Origin of sleuth

  • Short for sleuthhound

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

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

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old Norse slóð (Norwegian slo).

    From Wiktionary