Meaning of “gumshoe” in the English Dictionary

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"gumshoe" in British English

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gumshoenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡʌm.ʃuː/ us /ˈɡʌm.ʃuː/ US old-fashioned

informal for detective (= someone whose job is to discover facts about a crime)

(Definition of “gumshoe” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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