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Synonyms for private investigatorpri·vate inves·ti·ga·tor

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  1. private investigatornoun

    private detective, gumshoe, PI, private eye, private dick, dick

  2. private investigatornoun

    An agent hired by a private party for the purpose of investigation or evidence gathering.

    private dick, PI, private eye, gumshoe, private detective, dick

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  1. private detective, PI, private eye, private investigator, operative, shamus, sherlocknoun

    someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information

    private detective, intelligence officer, sherlock, private eye, intelligence agent, shamus, protease inhibitor, operative, secret agent, principal investigator

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