One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
investigator, private detective, private investigator, operative
British enquiry agent, CID officer, detective constable, DC, detective sergeant, DS, detective inspector, DI, detective chief inspector, DCI, detective superintendent, detective chief superintendent
informal private eye, PI, sleuth, sleuth-hound, jack, snoop, snooper
North American informal peeper, shamus, gumshoe
informal, dated dick, private dick, tec, bogey, hawkshaw, sherlock
North American dated Pinkerton
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