Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who directs clandestine intelligence activities.

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  • noun The leader of a group of spies

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  • noun someone who directs clandestine intelligence activities

Etymologies

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Examples

  • MOSCOW Reuters - Russia's domestic intelligence agency said on Tuesday that it had established the guilt of a man local media have identified as the spymaster who betrayed a ring of agents operating in the United States last year.

    Reuters: Top News

  • She also found material about Judah Benjamin, secretary of state for the Confederacy and a southern "spymaster," as well as other Jewish spies on both sides.

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  • As such, if you've been on Twitter today, you probably noticed "spymaster" working its way up the Trending Topics list.

    AppScout

  • - Over the past few days, perhaps you've seen a few tweets pop up in your stream from people you follow that end with the "spymaster" hashtag.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • The Serious Fraud Office is also looking into an elaborate scam that took in the former England football manager Sven-Göran Eriksson, former spymaster Sir John Walker and the North Korean government.

    Fraud at senior management level is highlighted in KPMG report

  • The Serious Fraud Office is also looking into an elaborate scam that took in the former England football manager Sven-Göran Eriksson, former spymaster Sir John Walker and the North Korean government.

    Fraud at senior management level is highlighted in KPMG report

  • In 2007, spymaster Ramiro Valdes, now Cuba's vice president, defended his country's restrictions on the Internet and called the Web the "wild colt of new technologies that can and must be controlled."

    Underwater Fiber-Optic Cable Reaches Cuba

  • His supposed spymaster: Dan, the young man I had filmed chatting with Mohamed by Internet.

    The Day Mohamed Laid Down His Rocket Launcher

  • Jacob Zuma is a former goatherd, a master of traditional Zulu stick-fighting, a resistance hero, a one-time spymaster, a graceful dancer, and the father of some 20 children.

    Jacob’s Ladder

  • Jacob Zuma is a former goatherd, a master of traditional Zulu stick-fighting, a resistance hero, a one-time spymaster, a graceful dancer, and the father of some 20 children.

    Jacob’s Ladder

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