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Subsidiary English-Russian dictionary . . 2015.

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  • gumshoeing — gum|shoe|ing [ˈgʌmˌʃu:ıŋ] n [U] AmE informal when you try to find out information about something = ↑detective work …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gumshoe — I. noun Date: 1913 detective II. intransitive verb (gumshoed; gumshoeing) Date: 1930 to engage in detective work …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gumshoe — /gum shooh /, n., v., gumshoed, gumshoeing. n. 1. Slang. a detective. 2. a shoe made of gum elastic or India rubber; rubber overshoe. 3. sneaker (def. 1). v.i. 4. Slang. a. to work as a detective. b. to go softly, as if wearing rubber shoes; move …   Universalium

  • crawl — Synonyms and related words: Australian crawl, abound, all fours, amble, andante, aquaplaning, aquatics, backstroke, balneation, bathe, bathing, bend the knee, blister, bootlick, bow, bow and scrape, breaststroke, butterfly, castigate, claudicate …   Moby Thesaurus

  • crawling — Synonyms and related words: abject, accumbent, alive with, all fours, ambling, amphibian, anguine, atiptoe, atmospherics, backscratching, batrachian, beggarly, blaring, blasting, blind spot, bootlicking, bristling, bursting, cautious, circumspect …   Moby Thesaurus

  • creep — Synonyms and related words: SOB, all fours, amble, andante, bastard, bend the knee, bootlick, bow, bow and scrape, bugger, claudicate, claudication, couch, cower, crawl, crawling, creeping, cringe, crouch, dead march, dogtrot, drag, drag along,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • creeping — Synonyms and related words: all fours, ambling, amphibian, anguine, atiptoe, atmospherics, batrachian, blaring, blasting, blind spot, cautious, cautiousness, circumspect, circumspection, claudicant, colubriform, crawl, crawling, creep, creeping… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nightwalking — Synonyms and related words: all fours, crawl, crawling, creep, creeping, gumshoeing, night wandering, noctambulation, noctambulism, noctivagant, noctivagation, padding, prowling, pussyfooting, scrabble, scramble, sidling, sleepwalk, sleepwalking …   Moby Thesaurus

  • padding — Synonyms and related words: aegis, all fours, arm guard, backstop, battology, bedizenment, bonus, buffer, bulwark, bumper, bush, bushing, contraceptive, copyright, crash helmet, crawl, crawling, creep, creeping, cushion, cushioning, dashboard,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pussyfooting — Synonyms and related words: Washingtonese, all fours, bickering, boggling, bunkum, captious, captiousness, caviling, chicane, chicanery, choplogic, crawl, crawling, creep, creeping, dodging, equivocation, equivocatory, evasion, evasive,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • scrabble — Synonyms and related words: all fours, barbouillage, beat about, bore, burrow, clamber, crawl, crawling, creep, creeping, delve, dig, dig out, dike, doodle, dredge, drill, drive, excavate, feel around, feel for, fumble, furrow, go on tiptoe,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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