gumshoe


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gum·shoe

 (gŭm′sho͞o′)
n.
1. A sneaker or rubber overshoe.
2. Slang An investigator, especially a detective.
intr.v. gum·shoed, gum·shoe·ing, gum·shoes Slang
1. To work as a detective.
2. To move about stealthily; sneak.

gumshoe

(ˈɡʌmˌʃuː)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a waterproof overshoe
2. (Clothing & Fashion) US and Canadian a rubber-soled shoe
3. slang US and Canadian a detective or one who moves about stealthily
4. slang US and Canadian a stealthy action or movement
vb, -shoes, -shoeing or -shoed
(intr) slang US and Canadian to act stealthily

gum•shoe

(ˈgʌmˌʃu)
n.
1. Slang. a detective.
2. a rubber overshoe.
v.i.
3. Slang. to work as a detective.
[1860–65]

gumshoe


Past participle: gumshoed
Gerund: gumshoeing

Imperative
gumshoe
gumshoe
Present
I gumshoe
you gumshoe
he/she/it gumshoes
we gumshoe
you gumshoe
they gumshoe
Preterite
I gumshoed
you gumshoed
he/she/it gumshoed
we gumshoed
you gumshoed
they gumshoed
Present Continuous
I am gumshoeing
you are gumshoeing
he/she/it is gumshoeing
we are gumshoeing
you are gumshoeing
they are gumshoeing
Present Perfect
I have gumshoed
you have gumshoed
he/she/it has gumshoed
we have gumshoed
you have gumshoed
they have gumshoed
Past Continuous
I was gumshoeing
you were gumshoeing
he/she/it was gumshoeing
we were gumshoeing
you were gumshoeing
they were gumshoeing
Past Perfect
I had gumshoed
you had gumshoed
he/she/it had gumshoed
we had gumshoed
you had gumshoed
they had gumshoed
Future
I will gumshoe
you will gumshoe
he/she/it will gumshoe
we will gumshoe
you will gumshoe
they will gumshoe
Future Perfect
I will have gumshoed
you will have gumshoed
he/she/it will have gumshoed
we will have gumshoed
you will have gumshoed
they will have gumshoed
Future Continuous
I will be gumshoeing
you will be gumshoeing
he/she/it will be gumshoeing
we will be gumshoeing
you will be gumshoeing
they will be gumshoeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gumshoeing
you have been gumshoeing
he/she/it has been gumshoeing
we have been gumshoeing
you have been gumshoeing
they have been gumshoeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gumshoeing
you will have been gumshoeing
he/she/it will have been gumshoeing
we will have been gumshoeing
you will have been gumshoeing
they will have been gumshoeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gumshoeing
you had been gumshoeing
he/she/it had been gumshoeing
we had been gumshoeing
you had been gumshoeing
they had been gumshoeing
Conditional
I would gumshoe
you would gumshoe
he/she/it would gumshoe
we would gumshoe
you would gumshoe
they would gumshoe
Past Conditional
I would have gumshoed
you would have gumshoed
he/she/it would have gumshoed
we would have gumshoed
you would have gumshoed
they would have gumshoed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gumshoe - someone who is a detectivegumshoe - someone who is a detective    
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
detective, police detective, tec, investigator - a police officer who investigates crimes
2.gumshoe - a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snowgumshoe - a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow
overshoe - footwear that protects your shoes from water or snow or cold

gumshoe

noun
Slang. A person whose work is investigating crimes or obtaining hidden evidence or information:
Informal: eye.
Slang: dick.
verb
Slang. To move silently and furtively:
Translations

gumshoe

[ˈgʌmʃuː] N (US)
1. (= overshoe) → zapato m de goma
2. (= detective) → detective mf
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