Definition of double agent
: a spy pretending to serve one government while actually serving another
Examples of double agent in a sentence
He was secretly working as a double agent for the Americans during the war.
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DOUBLE AGENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of double agent for English Language Learners
: a spy who pretends to spy for one government while actually spying for another
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