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intelligencer

intelligencer

noun in·tel·li·genc·er \in-ˈte-lə-jən(t)-sər; -ˈte-lə-ˌjen(t)-, -ˌte-lə-ˈ\

Definition of INTELLIGENCER

1
:  a secret agent :  spy
2
:  a bringer of news :  reporter

Examples of INTELLIGENCER

  1. <the student journalist asked questions as probing as those of a seasoned intelligencer>
  2. <as the nation's top intelligencer, the director of the CIA should have been more skeptical of the information he was being fed>

First Known Use of INTELLIGENCER

1581

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