sleuth

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /sljuːθ/ or /sluːθ/
  • (US) IPA: /sluːθ/

Noun[change]

Singular
sleuth

Plural
sleuths

  1. (countable) A sleuth is a detective.

Verb[change]

Plain form
sleuth

Third-person singular
sleuths

Past tense
sleuthed

Past participle
sleuthed

Present participle
sleuthing

  1. (transitive) If you sleuth, you investigate something in the manner of a detective.