psyops

plural noun, often attributive
psy·​ops | \ ˈsī-ˌäps \

Definition of psyops

: military operations usually aimed at influencing the enemy's state of mind through noncombative means (such as distribution of leaflets)

First Known Use of psyops

1965, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for psyops

psychological operations

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