Translation of shamus in Spanish:


investigador privado, n.

Pronunciation /ˈʃeɪməs//ˈʃeɪməs/


dated, slang

  • 1

    investigador privado masculine
    investigadora privada feminine
    • Switchblade in hand, Polanski advances on the cornered shamus, chastising Gittes for being a ‘nosy guy.’
    • ‘This isn't some tacky shamus [private eye] getting caught out,’ said one media executive.
    • The criminals are more interesting than the stoic shamus.
    • Chandler, to whom pulp fiction had come late in life, had written his first Marlowe novel, ‘The Big Sleep, ‘in 1939, followed by six more novels about the L.A. shamus.