Spy noun - A person who tries secretly to obtain information for one country in the territory of another usually unfriendly country.
Usage example: the government spy risked his life every day in the fight against global terrorism
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Synonyms for Spy
Double agent is a synonym for spy in secret agent topic. You can use "Double agent" instead a noun "Spy", if it concerns topics such as undercover agent.
Nearby Word: spying
Both terms in one sentence
- Arthur Ransome wrote the famous British children's adventure series Swallows and Amazons, as well as its Expanded Universe cousins; meanwhile he was a spy and Double Agent, and wrote several instructional manuals of fighting and survival skills.
Source: He Also Did
- She was a spy for the French, but was convicted of being a double agent for Germany and was eventually executed by firing squad by the French.
Source: Femme Fatale Spy
- Alias: Let's see: Danny dies, Jack is a spy, Sydney has been playing the villain's side by accident, Jack is actually a double agent, Sydney becomes a double agent.
Source: First-Episode Spoiler
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