Definition of Spymaster

1. Noun. Someone who directs clandestine intelligence activities.

Generic synonyms: Master



Definition of Spymaster

1. Noun. The leader of a group of spies ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spymaster

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Literary usage of Spymaster

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1. Diplomat's Dictionary by Charles W. Freeman, Jr. (1995)
"Late 16th-century English diplomat, statesman and spymaster, Secretary of State 1573-1590. Walters, Vemon A. (1917-?). Twentieth-century American military ..."

2. The Sirdar: Sir Reginald Wingate and the British Empire in the Middle East by M. W. Daly (1997)
"There is no evidence that Wingate recognized the flaws in this highly personal system: where secrecy was achieved, the spymaster could exercise control. ..."

3. The Sirdar: Sir Reginald Wingate and the British Empire in the Middle East by M. W. Daly (1997)
"There is no evidence that Wingate recognized the flaws in this highly personal system: where secrecy was achieved, the spymaster could exercise control. ..."

4. The Cold War in Asia by Cold War International History Project (1996)
"Interview with Markus Wolf, former head of GDR external intelligence service. ("East Germany's Old spymaster Talks: So Many Regrets, ..."

5. Okhrana: The Paris Operations of the Russian Imperial Police by Ben B. Fischer (1999)
"He rose from informer to master spy to spymaster, eventually becoming chief of the Paris office. As noted above, his top agent, Zhitomirsky, ..."

6. Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement by Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis (2007)
"New York: Greenwillow. Allen, Thomas B. 2001. Remember Pearl Harbor. Washington, DC: National Geographic. . 2004. George Washington, spymaster: How the ..."

7. The Secret War: The Office of Strategic Services in World War II edited by George C. Chalou (1995)
"... research in Washington and conducted numerous interviews with OSS veterans. The mention of Allen Dulles evokes the image and intrigue of the spymaster. ..."

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