superspy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

super- + spy

Noun[edit]

superspy (plural superspies)

  1. A glamorous, important spy.
    • 1989, Reeva S Simon, The Middle East in Crime Fiction
      ...the beginning of the end of Israeli superspy hegemony in spy fiction.
    • 1994, Howard Prouty, Variety TV Reviews 1991-92
      Well, at least they look good, especially after escaping from the clutches of the superspy baddies.
    • 2007, Deborah Abela, Max Remy Superspy: The French Code
      The three superspies soon discover that the answer involves mysterious codes, secret graveyard meetings, underground torture chambers in medieval castles...