Definition of Secret agent

1. Noun. A person secretly employed in espionage for a government.




Definition of Secret agent

1. Noun. A member of an intelligence agency whose identity or affiliation is kept confidential. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Secret Agent

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Literary usage of Secret agent

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1. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1910)
"The indignant minister, therefore, had scarcely departed when a secret agent was despatched to Mexico with authority to reopen diplomatic relations if he ..."

2. Under Western Eyes by Joseph Conrad (1911)
"THE secret agent: A Simple Tale Based on anarchist and terrorist activities in London, this novel has been described by Dr Leavis as 'indubitably a classic ..."

3. Life of Arthur Lee, LL. D.: Joint Commissioner of the United States to the by Richard Henry Lee, Arthur Lee (1829)
"1775, secret Agent of Congress—Letter of the " Secret Corresponding Committee" of ... with the French Minister at'London— He goes to France as secret Agent, ..."

4. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1895)
"... and am, with sentiments of perfect esteem and attachment, dear Sir, your most obedient, and most humble servant. TO THE US secret agent. j. MSS. ..."

5. Daniel Defoe: How to Know Him by William Peterfield Trent (1916)
"... CHAPTER VI A secret agent IN SCOTLAND—1706-1709 FROM the autumn of 1706 to the spring of 1710 Defoe, except for one considerable interval, ..."

6. Daniel Defoe: How to Know Him by William Peterfield Trent (1916)
"... CHAPTER VI A secret agent IN SCOTLAND—1706-1709 FROM the autumn of 1706 to the spring of 1710 Defoe, except for one considerable interval, ..."

7. Daniel Defoe: How to Know Him by William Peterfield Trent (1916)
"... CHAPTER VI A secret agent IN SCOTLAND—1706-1709 FROM the autumn of 1706 to the spring of 1710 Defoe, except for one considerable interval, ..."

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