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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow; Someone who is a detective.

Usage examples (30)
  • We have no idea if "gumshoe" is a gender-neutral word but we're keeping it that way.
  • Andy Serwer, part reporter, part gumshoe, is on the case.
  • "You've been a gumshoe too long," suggested the black man.
  • When we go, I'll keep him talking while you gumshoe out. ' for more
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