Definitions

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  • n. The realm or sphere of spies.

Etymologies

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spook +‎ -dom

Examples

  • But that is presumably not the parallel that the grand-duke of spookdom had in mind.

    State Security, Post-Soviet Style

  • This is a common practice in journalism, or I should say in spookdom maybe, not journalism.

    CNN Transcript Dec 4, 2005

  • The function which needs to be removed from the FBI is not the murky world of spookdom, but the every day business of crime and investigation.

    Archive 2004-04-01

  • - Rebecca Traister The Porn Identity Note to George Tenet: If Gong Show host Chuck Barris was, as he has claimed in his memoirs, an assassin for the C.I.A., then perhaps there's a former schoolmate you might want to recruit during these dark days of spookdom: Ron Jeremy.

    Bard of Central Park

  • I became a pseudo crisis-control officer, dealing with action officers from the CIA, NSA, DIA, NSC — the whole alphabet soup of spookdom.

    Rogue Warrior

  • It was the prime directive of spookdom: commerce transcends ideology.

    The Kaisho

  • August sun, and stared into the gleaming eyes before him -- he was obliged to admit the extreme probability of spookdom.

    Animal Ghosts Or, Animal Hauntings and the Hereafter

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