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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgumshoegum‧shoe /ˈɡʌmʃuː/ noun [countable] American English old-fashioned  INVESTIGATEa detective
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gumshoeDennis Miller is a down-at-the-heels gumshoe.But he makes the pulp gumshoe formula look like a comforting ritual only normal societies can perform.With Petersen under lock and key, life for the gumshoes of the Office of Security returned to normal.
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