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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie.

Usage examples (32)
  • To me it’s not a true mystery because it’s pretty clear whodunit from the beginning.
  • Maybe even the writers don't know "whodunit" yet...
  • In this complex "whodunit" case, freeing Amanda Knox seems an unlikely outcome.
  • The suspense lies not in "whodunit" but in how the criminals will finally get what? for more
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