Definition of 'private eye'
Example sentences containing 'private eye'
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Anyway, good for you, Tarra, honey, playing the private eye for the family. SUMMER OF SECRETS (2003)We never have any trouble with them, which is a lot more than I can say for some of these private eye agencies. DOUBTFUL MOTIVES (2003)And the next private eye he hires might not do things my way. DEAD BEAT (2003)
If you keep pushing this-with the cops and the media and the private eye routine-your future at this institution will be jeopardized. DO NO HARM (2003)
Trends of 'private eye'
Used Rarely. private eye is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'private eye'
British English: private eye NOUN
You can refer to a private detective as a private eye, especially when he or she is a character in a film or story.
He plays a private eye hired to investigate a husband's disappearance.
Definition of private eye from the Collins English Dictionary
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