from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal A story dealing with a crime and its solution; a detective story.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A novel or drama concerning a crime (usually a murder) in which a detective follows clues to determine the perpetrator.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie
Alteration of who done it?(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Alteration of who done it? (Wiktionary)