- an espionage agent who directs a network of subordinate agents.
Origin of spymaster
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Examples from the Web for spymaster
When the president of the United States and his spymaster sound like Putin, it might be time to rethink things.Did Putin or Obama Say ‘We Don’t Have a Domestic Spying Program’?
April 17, 2014
Celebrity Name-Drop IMF chief Christine Lagarde, Oxygen founder “Gerry” Laybourne, ex–U.K. spymaster Dame Stella Rimington.Five Girl-Power Books Exactly Like Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’
March 29, 2013
Germany even gave East German spymaster Markus Wolf a government pension and let him peacefully retire.Good Riddance, Gaddafi!
October 20, 2011
After a string of disappointing books, the Cold War spymaster is back with a great new novel.John le Carré Returns
October 8, 2010