To see details on the word
double agent
please enable javascript.

double agent


Her mom had become some sort of genius double agent since she hooked up with Richie.
Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  a spy who pretends to work for one country while actually working for an antagonistic country
Home
 Mark word for later review on this computer
double agent double agents
Web Links:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Dictionary - Vocabulary.com®
Dictionary/Synonyms - Google®
Dictionary List - OneLook®
Samples:
  • Her mom had become some sort of genius double agent since she hooked up with Richie.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • She worked for the underground too; I mean, so we thought—because after a while we learned secretly that she was a double agent and was also betraying many Jews.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Were there any double agents? I opened my mouth to blurt my thoughts out to Fang but stopped.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • The KGB deals severely with double agents, and would not believe that we tricked him into delivering false information.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October

  • Show more
  • It was not the way of a double agent, including the humour.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • I told her that the Ousters wanted me to become Consul on Hyperion so that I might be a double agent when war came.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • He also found the double agent and the white man.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Tell them we are convinced he is an American double agent whom those fools did not uncover.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Ah, yes, that is the rub with double agents, to be certain where their loyalties—if any—lie.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • Look! I think there’s our double agent at the cafe up ahead.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom

  • Show more again
  • One of Baker’s specialties is playing the part of the double agent.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • We see his tender feminine side when he has an affair in a coat closet with an American double agent played by Kim Novak in a butch haircut.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Teleborian had offered concrete advice, and SIS had succeeded in averting a suicide, managing to turn the spy in question into a double agent.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • Jenings and Digges were somewhat shadowy figures who may have been double agents like Edward Bancroft, but Adams trusted both, relied heavily on them, and the system worked with great efficiency.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • So, if he wanted to get to Banjo—and Tamar was fairly certain hewould—he’d have to be guided there by a relay of contacts and couriers, any one of whom could be a collaborator or Gestapo double agent.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • Teleborian had done a strikingly good analysis, which helped them turn the informer so that he could become a double agent.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • The in-depth profile of such a man was not the profile of a double agent, regardless of his taste in films.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • He is what they call in the thrillers a double agent, a triple agent in this case, an agent to infinite regression.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Lin rushed the man, his immense body crushing the double agent into the plastic shell as he grabbed the phone, smashing it into the metal box.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Delta bit; along with the informer-a double agent-he formed a team of Medusans who knew the area and picked a night when no aircraft should have left the ground to fly north.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • In 1963 Gullberg was transferred from Counter-Espionage to Personnel Control, a role that took on added significance in the wake of Wennerström’s exposure as a double agent.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • The legendary double agent Colonel Stig Wennerström.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
Search for samples from other sources:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Interest -- Source
General -- Google News®
General -- Time® Magazine
General -- Twitter®
Associated words [difficulty]:   double agent [7]
     If popups are enabled: Search in OneLook®   If Flash® is also enabled: Search in Visuwords®
Most commonly used in these subjects:   History, Public Policy & Politics, Sports
Home
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading