Definition of SPY

noun : SPY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors ;

  • 2. (

    ) a secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people; "my spies tell me that you had a good time last night" ;

verb : SPY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes; "he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge" ;

  • 4. (

    ) secretly collect sensitive or classified information; engage in espionage; "spy for the Russians" ;


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