Definition of counterspy in English:


Syllabification: coun·ter·spy
Pronunciation: /ˈkoun(t)ərˌspī

noun (plural counterspies)

A spy engaged in counterespionage.
More example sentences
  • At the same time, they were, and still are, fascinated by the exploits of secret agents and counterspies.
  • Twenty-four books were published after the war by self-proclaimed spies or counterspies - 19 by men and five by women.
  • Nash, a brilliant mathematician but an awkward human being, goes mad during the Cold War period, hallucinating about spies and counterspies.

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