Words that Rhyme with detective
3 Syllable Words
affective, collective, connective, corrective, defective, directive, effective, elective, infective, invective, objective, perspective, projective, prospective, protective, reflective, respective, selective, subjective
4 Syllable Words
ineffective, introspective, irrespective, retrospective
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Definitions of detective
a. Fitted for, or skilled in, detecting; employed in detecting crime or criminals; as, a detective officer.n. One who business it is so detect criminals or discover matters of secrecy.