One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a snooper employed by her ex-husband's lawyer’
eavesdropper, pryer, interferer, meddler, busybody
investigator, detective, private detective, private investigator, operative
British enquiry agent
informal snoop, nosy parker, Paul Pry, private eye, PI, sleuth
North American informal private dick, peeper, shamus, gumshoe
NZ Australian informal stickybeak
informal, dated hawkshaw, sherlock
North American dated Pinkerton
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