secret agent

secret agent
a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
Hypernyms: ↑agent

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noun, pl ⋯ agents [count]
: a person who tries to get secret information about another country, government, etc.

He was accused of being a secret agent for a foreign government.

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ˌsecret ˈagent [secret agent] (also agent) noun
a person who is used by a government to find out secret information about other countries or governments
Syn: spy
See also:agent

Useful english dictionary. 2012.