gumshoe definition

  • noun:
    • A sneaker or rubberized overshoe.
    • Slang An investigator, specially a detective.
    • A sneaker or plastic overshoe.
    • A detective.
    • A detective; an exclusive eye.
    • A shoe made of rubber, as a rubber overshoe.
    • A sneaker{3}.
    • A shoe made from gum, that's, india-rubber; a rubber overshoe.
    • an individual who is a detective
    • a waterproof overshoe that safeguards footwear from liquid or snow
  • verb-intransitive:
    • Slang to function as a detective.
    • Slang to maneuver about stealthily; sneak.

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