secret service


secret service

noun

the Secret Service : a U.S. government department in charge of protecting elected leaders of the U.S. and visiting leaders

: a government department that protects a country's secrets and obtains secret information about other countries

Full Definition of SECRET SERVICE

1
:  a governmental service of a secret nature
2
capitalized both Ss :  a division of the United States Treasury Department charged chiefly with the suppression of counterfeiting and the protection of the president

First Known Use of SECRET SERVICE

1706

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