sleuthing


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sleuth

 (slo͞oth)
n.
A detective.
v. sleuthed, sleuth·ing, sleuths
v.tr.
To track or follow.
v.intr.
To act as a detective.

[Short for sleuthhound.]

sleuthing

(ˈsluːθɪŋ)
n
detective work
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sleuthing - a police investigation to determine the perpetratorsleuthing - a police investigation to determine the perpetrator; "detection is hard on the feet"
police investigation, police work - the investigation of criminal activities
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The colourful statues lined the city streets for 10 weeks across the summer, with lots of people talking sleuthing selfies and posting them on social media.
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