Pronunciation: (shûr'lok),[key] —n.Informal. 1. a private detective.
2. a person remarkably adept at solving mysteries, esp. by using insight and logical deduction: Who's the sherlock who can tell me where my pen is?Also,Sher'lock.
Pronunciation: (shûr'lok),[key] —n. a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “fair-haired.”