Translation of private eye in Spanish:

private eye

sabueso, n.

noun

US
informal

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    sabueso feminine
    • Jack's a hard-boiled private eye who narrates the entire film in voice-over, and who finds himself investigating an ancient Egyptian cult that worships chainsaws.
    • I thought I was watching some television detective show where the private eye puts together the clues and reveals the killer, who then admits all and is ready to be taken away.
    • And Donald was a great character, a detective in the classic sense of an old-school private eye detective.
    • Parker's Spenser is the best private eye in American detective fiction and has been for at least the past 20 years.
    • Tracing people is just one of the jobs private eyes take to make ends meet.