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Meaning of GUMSHOE

Pronunciation:  'gum`shoo

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow
  2. [n]  (informal) someone who is a detective
 

GUMSHOE is a 7 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: arctic, dick, galosh, golosh, hawkshaw, rubber
 
 See Also: detective, investigator, overshoe, police detective, tec

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: beagle, bluecoat, bobby, bull, cop, copper, couch, crawl, creep, dick, Dogberry, eye, flatfoot, flattie, fuzz, gendarme, go on tiptoe, grovel, gumshoe man, hawkshaw, heat, inch, inch along, investigator, John Law, lay wait, lie in wait, lurk, nightwalk, officer, pad, peeler, pig, plainclothesman, police officer, private eye, prowl, pussyfoot, scrabble, scramble, shadow, shamus, Sherlock, Sherlock Holmes, shirk, sidle, skip tracer, skulk, sleuth, sleuthhound, slink, slip, snake, sneak, spotter, stalk, steal, steal along, tec, the cops, the fuzz, the law, tippytoe, tiptoe, worm, worm along
 

 

 

 

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