Meaning of agente provocateuse in English:

agente provocateuse

Pronunciation /ˌaʒɒ̃ prəˌvɒkəˈtəːz/


(also agent provocateuse)
  • A woman employed to induce or incite someone to do something, especially commit an incriminating act; a female agent provocateur.


Early 20th century. From French agente provocatrice, with alteration in English after -euse, as feminine form corresponding to agent provocateur.