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noun,plural a·gent·ries.
  1. the profession, business, or activities of an agent: one of the cleverest spies in the history of foreign agentry.

Origin of agentry

First recorded in 1920–25; agent + -ry

Words Nearby agentry Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use agentry in a sentence

  • He believes that the house-agentry of the country has hatched a gigantic conspiracy to keep him, Higgins, out of a home.