investigatornoun [ C ]uk /ɪnˈves.tɪ.ɡeɪ.tər/ us /ɪnˈves.tə.ɡeɪ.t̬ɚ/
a private investigator
- Managers deliberately obscured the real situation from federal investigators.
- They are accused of trying to shield the General from US federal investigators.
- The documents are the first substantive information obtained by the investigators.
- Outside investigators will put the company's accounting practices through the wringer.
- A team of investigators have been called in.