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Noun: investigator  in've-stu,gey-tu(r)
  1. A scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    "The investigator tried to dress up the uninteresting data";
    - research worker, researcher
  2. Someone who investigates
  3. A police officer who investigates crimes
    - detective, tec, police detective

Derived forms: investigators

Type of: bobby [Brit, informal], expert, officer, plod [Brit, informal], police officer, policeman, scientist

Encyclopedia: Investigator