Definitions For Detective


  • A police officer who investigates crimes
  • An investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public
  • A police officer whose job is to find information about crimes that have occurred and to catch criminals
  • A person whose job is to find information about something or someone

Is Detective a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Detective is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Detective in a Sentence

  • We had to do some detective work to find out who used to own the property.
  • He enjoys reading detective novels.
  • She is a detective on the police force.
  • Detective Sgt. Lee is working on the case.
  • She hired a detective to follow her husband.

Synonyms for Detective

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