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Meaning of GUMSHOE

Pronunciation:  'gum`shoo

WordNet Dictionary
  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
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