deep throat

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deep throat
 
n
an anonymous source of secret information
 
[C20: from the code name of such a source in the Watergate scandal; a reference to the title of a pornographic film]

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Main Entry:  deep throat
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an anonymous informant giving damaging information
Etymology:  from informant in Watergate scandal
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