Definition of Gumshoes

1. Noun. (plural of gumshoe) ¹



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Definition of Gumshoes

1. gumshoe [v] - See also: gumshoe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gumshoes

gumphion
gumphions
gumping
gumps
gumpstumps
gumpth
gumption
gumptionless
gumptions
gumptious
gums
gumshield
gumshoe
gumshoed
gumshoeing
gumshoes (current term)
gumtree
gumtrees
gumweed
gumweeds
gumwood
gumwoods
gun
gun-brig
gun-brigs
gun-shy
gun-sight
gun barrel
gun carriage
gun carriages

Literary usage of Gumshoes

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1. Text Retrieval Conference, 4th edited by D. K. Harman (1998)
"... -0020 gumshoes On Garbage Zero In On Beach-Defiling Wastes ... gumshoes On Garbage Zero In On Beach-Defiling Wastes ..."

2. Creative Chemistry by Edwin Emery Slosson (1919)
"The gumshoes or galoshes that he was then enabled to make still go by the name of "rubbers" in this country, although we do not use them for pencil erasers. ..."

3. What's what in the Labor Movement: A Dictionary of Labor Affairs and Labor by Waldo Ralph Browne (1921)
"Of the printable names given them by those upon whom they spy, "stool pigeons," "stools," "gumshoes," and "finks" are perhaps the commonest. ..."

4. Old Salem by Eleanor Putnam, Arlo Bates (1893)
"My rubbers, too, instead of being of the shiny, blue- lined sort so dear to childish souls, were literally what Miss Lucy called "gumshoes," being made of ..."

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