Definition of 'detective story'
Example sentences containing 'detective story'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
It also appealed to me that it was like a detective story as well. Christianity Today (2000)Each episode is like a detective story. The Sun (2013)It tempts the artistic to take part in a detective story instead. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But it took a medical detective story lasting four years to uncover this threat. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Holiday listening needs at least one detective story to counterbalance all those good resolutions to get to grips with great literature. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We need to discover how this detective story will end, and many imagine they know. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This compelling Time Team special is more detective story than dig chronicle. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The irreparable fault, though, is to make each episode a detective story. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Trends of 'detective story'
Used Occasionally. detective story is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of detective story from the Collins English Dictionary
GDPR, yanny/laurel & MadaBaka Beat: May’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this May with Robert Groves.
Ruby Chocolate, Fatberg & Right to be Forgotten: April’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this month with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.