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double agent

noun

Simple Definition of double agent

  • : a spy who pretends to spy for one government while actually spying for another

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of double agent

  1. :  a spy pretending to serve one government while actually serving another

Examples of double agent in a sentence

  1. He was secretly working as a double agent for the Americans during the war.



1935

First Known Use of double agent

1935


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