special agent


noun

an investigator in a law enforcement agency.
an insurance sales representative.

Nearby words

  1. spec sheet,
  2. spec.,
  3. speccy,
  4. special,
  5. special act,
  6. special air service,
  7. special anatomy,
  8. special area,
  9. special assessment,
  10. special astrophysical observatory

Origin of special agent

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40

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