Online dictionaryOnline dictionary
Synonyms, antonyms, pronunciation

  Home
English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'




Detective agency   /dɪtˈɛktɪv ˈeɪdʒənsi/   Listen
Detective agency

noun
1.
An agency that makes inquiries for its clients.






WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University








Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Containing
Matching a pattern  

Synonyms
Antonyms
Quotes
Words linked to  

only single words



Share |
Add this dictionary
to your browser search bar





"Detective agency" Quotes from Famous Books



... the day on which Sir Thomas Blunt wrote and dispatched his letter to Wragge's Detective Agency, Jimmy Pitt chanced to stop ...
— The Intrusion of Jimmy • P. G. Wodehouse

... Diggs. Then he let the truth slip out. "He says he is from a detective agency, but I couldn't catch the ...
— Mr. Bingle • George Barr McCutcheon

... once met as a committee of three to discuss the interests of Sanders both before and since his release. The week after he left Canon City letters of thanks had reached both Hart and Crawford, but these had given no address. Their letters to him had remained unanswered nor had a detective agency been able ...
— Gunsight Pass - How Oil Came to the Cattle Country and Brought a New West • William MacLeod Raine

... direction. Twice in his career he drove out tramps who had burglarised the houses of prominent citizens in broad daylight, but what did it matter so long as the "hoboes" were kept from desecrating the main street of the town? Mr. Crow's official star, together with his badge from the New York detective agency, his Sons of the Revolution pin, and his G.A.R. insignia, made him a person to be feared. If the weather became too hot for coat and vest the proud dignitary fastened the badges to his suspenders, and their presence glorified ...
— The Daughter of Anderson Crow • George Barr McCutcheon



Words linked to "Detective agency" :   agency



Copyright © 2022 Dictionary One.com