noun. ['ˈʃɝːˌlɑːk'] someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information.
- private detective
- private eye
- house dick
- inquiry agent
- private investigator
- house detective
- store detective
- hotel detective
Rhymes with Sherlock Holmes
noun. a fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle.
noun. United States writer of humorous essays (1809-1894).
noun. English geologist and supporter of the theory of continental drift (1890-1965).
noun. United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935).