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Spy
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Spy as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

16 November 2020
Last seen in: The Daily Mail Quick

We found 21 answers for the crossword clue 'Spy', the most recent of which was seen in the The Daily Mail Quick.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Spy a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Spy as an answer itself some 357 times.

Spy is a single word clue made up of 3 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Daily Mail Quick' on Thursday, 19 November 2020 with the answer being SECRETAGENT, we also found SECRETAGENT to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
  • Catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes; "he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge"
  • Catch sight of
  • A secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people; "my spies tell me that you had a good time last night"
  • Secretly collect sensitive or classified information; engage in espionage; "spy for the Russians"
  • Watch, observe, or inquire secretly

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

SEE
Date regularly; have a steady relationship with; "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!"

4 Letters

ESPY
Catch sight of

MOLE
Small velvety-furred burrowing mammal having small eyes and fossorial forefeet

PEEP
A secret look

SPOT
An act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"

STAG
A male deer, especially an adult male red deer

5 Letters

AGENT
The semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

PLANT
(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

SIGHT
The act of looking or seeing or observing; "he tried to get a better view of it"; "his survey of the battlefield was limited"

SNOOP
A spy who makes uninvited inquiries into the private affairs of others

SPOOK
A mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"

6 Letters

DESCRY
Catch sight of

NOTICE
The act of noticing or paying attention; "he escaped the notice of the police"

SLEUTH
A detective who follows a trail

7 Letters

OBSERVE
Behave as expected during of holidays or rites; "Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur"

SNOOPER
A spy who makes uninvited inquiries into the private affairs of others

SPOTTER
A person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

8 Letters

EMISSARY
Someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else

9 Letters

OPERATIVE
Someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information

11 Letters

SECRETAGENT
A person secretly employed in espionage for a government

15 Letters

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

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