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spymaster Syllabification: spy·mas·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈspīˌmastər/

Definition of spymaster in English:


The head of an organization of spies.
Example sentences
  • She systematically passed detailed information about Britain's nuclear weapons programme to the KGB spymasters.
  • Britain's Cold War spymasters secretly discussed plans to train flocks of homing pigeons to attack enemy targets with tiny but deadly biological weapons.
  • He is the greatest of spy novelists, and his supreme creation has been the spymaster George Smiley, whose skills, passions and uncertainties are at the heart of his finest novels.
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