a person or thing that conveys information.
an informer; spy.
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How to use intelligencer in a sentence
He was the longtime book critic for the Seattle Post-intelligencer until it ceased publication in March 2009.
Editor's Note: Andrea Vogt is a freelance writer for the Seattle Post-intelligencer.
A previous version of this article referred to the newspaper as the Press-intelligencer.
He was the longtime book critic for the Seattle Post-intelligencer until it ceased publication in March.
John Douglas Marshall was the book critic of the Seattle Post-intelligencer until it ceased publication in March.
He was long a correspondent of the National intelligencer and other papers, residing in Virginia.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
The Seattle Post-intelligencer gave a photographic reproduction of the cover page of the book and of the page containing the song.The Everett massacre | Walker C. Smith
You had best inquire Of your intelligencer: I am no informer.The Plays of Philip Massinger | Philip Massinger
Even the National intelligencer, at Washington, passed lightly over the affair, and deprecated the publication of particulars.Black Rebellion | Thomas Wentworth Higginson
intelligencer until after the close of the next Presidential election—is one, in my judgment, of great importance.Letters and Literary Memorials of Samuel J. Tilden, v. 1 | Samuel J. Tilden
British Dictionary definitions for intelligencer
archaic an informant or spy
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