Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a spy.

Etymologies

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spy +‎ -like

Examples

  • Puck and I -- spylike -- took a back entrance so they wouldn't know where we lived.

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  • He explained to the lady, that, much as he regretted it, if she persisted in her suspicious and spylike conduct, he would have to smash her camera for her.

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  • The bank and the chamber do not appear to have directly solicited the spylike services of HBGary.

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  • From his condominium in Mahwah on Tuesday, retired CIA officer James Fitzgerald scanned news accounts of the alleged Russian spy ring and its New Jersey connection - and did something very un-spylike.

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  • Late Monday, the FBI shut down a major ring of Russian "illegals," a term used to describe agents who burrow deep in American society, blend in with the locals over years, perform spylike tasks and otherwise await orders from Moscow.

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