double agent

noun

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


DOUBLE AGENT Defined for English Language Learners

double agent

noun

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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