Wiktionary.org : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
Use "private-eye" in a sentence
"A collection of Marcia Muller's best short fiction from the past twenty years, including hardboiled private-eye, horror, western, and psychological suspense stories."
"Which got a good laugh, then I loomed -- he was sitting, so short as I am, I managed a bit of looming, and said, "I hear he's got a series of books set in Chicago about a supernatural private-eye, gosh, where have I heard THAT before?""
"On Friday 3 April, the Friday Play (BBC Radio 4, 9 p.m.) is an adaptation of Australian author Dorothy Porter's The Monkey's Mask, a "lesbian feminist private-eye novel, written in verse" andset in Sydney."