whodunnit
noun see whodunit

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  • Whodunnit! — was a British television game show, broadcast between 1972 and 1978 for ITV by Thames Television.It was written by Lance Percival and Jeremy Lloyd, and hosted first by Edward Woodward, then by Jon Pertwee. Each week it featured a short murder… …   Wikipedia

  • whodunnit — (US whodunit) ► NOUN informal ▪ a story or play about a murder in which the identity of the murderer is not revealed until the end …   English terms dictionary

  • whodunnit — UK [ˌhuːˈdʌnɪt] / US [huˈdʌnɪt] noun [countable] Word forms whodunnit : singular whodunnit plural whodunnits cinema, literature informal a book or film usually about a murder, in which you do not know who committed the murder until the end …   English dictionary

  • Whodunnit — Whodunit (auch Whodunnit) beschreibt das häufig in Krimis und Fernsehserien verwendete deduktive Konzept der allmählichen Aufklärung eines Verbrechens und der Suche nach dem oder den Tätern. Die folgenden Erläuterungen beziehen sich auf Literatur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • whodunnit — [[t]huːdʌ̱nɪt[/t]] whodunnits also whodunit N COUNT A whodunnit is a novel, film, or play which is about a murder and which does not tell you who the murderer is until the end. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • whodunnit — who·dun·nit || ‚huː dÊŒnɪt n. detective story, murder story (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whodunnit — (US whodunit) noun informal a story or play about a murder in which the identity of the murderer is not revealed until the end. Origin 1930s: from who done it?, non standard form of who did it? …   English new terms dictionary

  • whodunnit — /huˈdʌnət/ (say hooh dunuht) noun Colloquial → murder mystery. Also, whodunit. {alteration of phrase who done it?, non standard form of who did it?} …   Australian English dictionary

  • whodunnit — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whodunnit (play) — Whodunnit? is the title of a play written by Anthony Shaffer in 1977, originally called The Case Of The Oily Levantine .Plot summaryWhodunnit? is a comedy / mystery and almost a play within a play as the first act follows the traditional… …   Wikipedia

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