Borrowed from French agente provocatrice.
agente provocatrice (plural agentes provocatrices)
- A female agent provocateur; a woman who incites someone to do something, especially something incriminating.
- 1954, Nicholas Blake, The Whisper in the Gloom:
- “It's a star part I am offering you. The beautiful, slinky agente provocatrice.”
- 1965, Alistair Horne, The Fall of Paris:
- Rigault set an agente provocatrice to pick up the judge in a café; then, once the bait had been taken, Rigault arraigned the judge with seducing his sister […].
- 1996, Michael Brown, The Israeli-American Connection, p. 115:
- Manya Shohat was charged with having been an agente provocatrice who betrayed Jews to the czarist secret police.
- IPA(key): /a.ʒɑ̃t.pʁɔ.vɔ.ka.tʁis/
agente provocatrice f (plural agentes provocatrices)
- feminine equivalent of agent provocateur