Example sentences for: detective

How can you use “detective” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Critics describe this detective novel, the author's first, as "part Thomas Pynchon, part Ralph Ellison" (Dan Cryer, New York Newsday ) and praise Whitehead as a refreshingly original voice.

  • Not to imply that the Katz would threaten murder to get published in the Washington Post : To the best of my knowledge, he hasn't maimed or killed anyone except the characters in his "Suburban Detective Mystery" series-- Death by Station Wagon , The Last Housewife , The Father's Club , and The Family Stalker . But, like the Unabomber, Katz is driven frothy by a world that won't conform to his expectations.

  • Detective would have been a peripheral figure in the O.J.

  • Courtney B. Vance shows up as an officious homicide detective from a nearby city who finds Holly Springs' lazy informality irritating, but none of the women wants to answer his queries: They want to flirt with him, and he can't help falling into their easy rhythms.

  • Kane co-created the Caped Crusader for Detective Comics when he was just 18 years old.

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