secret agent: Meaning and Definition of

se'cret a'gent

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an agent of a secret service.
  2. (loosely) a person employed to collect the military secrets of one country and relay them to another, esp. a person living in a foreign country while so working for his or her own nation; spy.
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