[ suhb-ey-juh nt ]
/ sʌbˈeɪ dʒənt /


a person whose duties as an agent are delegated to him or her by another agent.
a person who works for or under the supervision of an agent.

Origin of subagent

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20; sub- + agent Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for subagent

  • But if the subagent's authority is derived directly from the principal, it is not affected by the agent's death.

  • Sprague was the subagent living on the further edge of the estate.

    Lady Connie|Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Marmette, the subagent, would know of the incident between Junia and Luzanne; and he feared.

  • Generally, it is said, if the general agent appoints a subagent he is nevertheless responsible for his act.