shamus

shamus
['ʃeɪməs]
1) Общая лексика: детектив, полицейский, сыщик
2) Сленг: сторож, "дутая" фигура, осведомитель, охранник, раболепствующий политик, полицейский (особенно детектив или частный детектив)

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • Shamus — Finnigan Publisher Synapse Software Designer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shamus — may refer to: * Shamus (name), a slang term for a private detective * Shamus (computer game), a 1980s computer game * Shamus (film) , a 1973 film starring Burt ReynoldsSee also: *Seamus …   Wikipedia

  • Shamus — Разработчик Кэтрин Матага Издатель Synapse Software Дата выпуска 1982 Жанр аркада, шутер Носители cassette, cartridge, floppy disk Платформы Atari 8 bit, VIC 20 …   Википедия

  • shamus — police officer, detective, 1920, apparently first in The Shamus, a detective story published that year by Harry J. Loose (1880 1943), a Chicago police detective and crime writer; the book was marketed as a true tale of thiefdom and an expose of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Shamus — m Anglicized spelling of Séamus (see SÉAMAS (SEE Séamas)). It has sometimes been used in Ireland, but is now rare …   First names dictionary

  • shamus — ☆ shamus [shā′məs, shä′məs ] n. [prob. blend of SHAMAS & Ir Séamas, James] Slang 1. a policeman 2. a private detective …   English World dictionary

  • shamus —    An American slang term for a policeman or private detective. ‘Shamus’ is a phonetic spelling of Seamus, the Irish form of James, a name which would have been common amongst the predominantly Irish police force in the USA in former times.… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • Shamus (name) — Shamus ( shaw mus, shay ) [http://www.thefreedictionary.com/shamus] (archaic) was an American slang term for a police officer or private detective, probably from the Yiddish shamess , meaning caretaker ; it may also have been influenced by the… …   Wikipedia

  • Shamus (film) — Shamus is a 1973 American film starring Burt Reynolds and Dyan Cannon. Reynolds stars as Shamus McCoy, a hard drinking New York private detective hired to locate $10,000 worth of diamonds stolen during a ram raid.… …   Wikipedia

  • Shamus Culhane — est un réalisateur, producteur, scénariste et monteur américain né le 12 novembre 1908 à Ware dans le Massachusetts aux États Unis, décédé le 2 février 1996 à New York (États Unis). Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 Filmographie 2.1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shamus (computer game) — [ frame|right|The Commodore 64 version of Shamus .] Shamus is a computer game written by William Mataga and published by Synapse Software. Originally developed for the Atari 8 bit computer system in 1982, it later appeared as a title for the… …   Wikipedia


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