Definitions For Spy


  • (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
  • A secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people
  • A person who tries secretly to get information about a country or organization for another country or organization
  • Someone who secretly watches the movement or actions of other people


  • Secretly collect sensitive or classified information; engage in espionage
  • Watch, observe, or inquire secretly
  • Catch sight of
  • Catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes
  • To try secretly to get information about a country, organization, etc. : to act as a spy
  • To see or notice (someone or something)

Is Spy a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Spy is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Spy in a Sentence

  • They were accused of spying for a foreign government.
  • I spy a motel off in the distance, so let's spend the night there.
  • He was a spy for the CIA.
  • My coworker is a spy for the boss.

Synonyms for Spy

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