Definition of secret agent in English:

secret agent

noun

  • A spy acting for a country.

    • ‘An American secret agent breaks a neo-Nazi group operating in 1960s Berlin.’
    • ‘It was he who published, in his column, that Mrs. Joseph Wilson was a secret agent of the CIA.’
    • ‘In all, the multi-national secret escape network helped more than 300 Allied airmen and secret agents escape Nazi-held territory.’
    • ‘Did I cut the figure of an imposing secret agent of the intelligence field then?’
    • ‘There has been some dispute, moreover, about just how secret a secret agent Ms. Wilson was.’
    • ‘Today, Mossad is believed to have secret agents in place in enemy states such as Iran and Syria.’
    • ‘Chappa is one of the most popular secret agents, working under cover for five years to expose the Gambino mafia family.’
    • ‘Gabe and Isaiah see this as their chance to be secret agents on some sort of spy mission or something.’
    • ‘For some reason this man working in the FBI as a secret agent didn't make her feeling anymore comfortable about it.’
    • ‘At the same time, they were, and still are, fascinated by the exploits of secret agents and counterspies.’
    • ‘In any case tomorrow goes off without a hitch, regardless of the three who think they're secret agents.’
    • ‘Even a secret agent operating out of Vancouver did not blend in.’
    • ‘Maybe they're secret agents working for the FBI!’
    • ‘Yes we have four people here that are being arrested for crimes committed while working as secret agents for the FBI.’
    • ‘In an espionage movie an American secret agent discovers a horrendous terrorist plot to destroy a U.S. city.’
    • ‘Code breaking, radio surveillance and the training and delivery of secret agents became a round the clock activity.’
    • ‘For the longest time, we were used to our spies being secret agents.’
    • ‘Undercover officers, secret agents, and informants were used to purchase drugs.’
    • ‘And he spends too much time debunking the idea of the spy or secret agent's impact on operations.’
    • ‘Maybe he's a secret agent with the CIA and doesn't date in order to keep you out of danger.’
    spy, agent, double agent, counterspy, field agent, undercover agent, operative, plant, infiltrator, mole
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Pronunciation

secret agent