intelligencer

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

Definition of intelligencer

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

Examples of intelligencer in a Sentence

  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

1540


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