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intelligencer

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  1. 1 a person employed by a newspaper, magazine, or radio or television station to gather, write, or report news the student journalist asked questions as probing as those of a seasoned intelligencer Synonyms correspondent, reporter, journalist, newshound, newsman, newsperson, pressman [British]Related Words announcer, broadcaster, newscaster, newspaperman, newspaperwoman, newswoman; anchor, anchorman, anchorperson, anchorwoman; byliner, columnist, commentator; copyreader, editor; muckraker, photojournalist, police reporter, sportswriter, staffer, stringer

  2. 2 a person who tries secretly to obtain information for one country in the territory of another usually unfriendly country as the nation's top intelligencer, the director of the CIA should have been more skeptical of the information he was being fed Synonyms agent, asset, emissary, spy, mole, operative, spook, undercoverRelated Words courier; counterspy, double agent, sleeper; infiltrator, informer, stool pigeon; spymaster, superspy


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