Fink and Gumshoe


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Fink noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Gumshoe and fink are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Gumshoe" instead a noun "Fink".
Nearby Word: finking
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Gumshoe noun – A person not on the police force who investigates criminal or illicit activity or searches for missing persons.
Fink and gumshoe are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Fink" instead a noun "Gumshoe".
Nearby Word: gumshoed
Synonyms for Gumshoe
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Gumshoe and Fink. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 23, from
Fink & Gumshoe. N.p., 2016. Web. 23 Jan. 2021. <>.
Gumshoe or Fink. 2016. Accessed January 23, 2021.

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