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trojan horse meaning and definition

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Definition of Trojan horse (noun)

  1. a subversive group that supports the enemy and engages in espionage or sabotage; an enemy in your midst
  2. a program that appears desirable but actually contains something harmful
    • "the contents of a trojan can be a virus or a worm"; "when he downloaded the free game it turned out to be a trojan horse"
    • synonyms: trojan
  3. a large hollow wooden figure of a horse (filled with Greek soldiers) left by the Greeks outside Troy during the Trojan War
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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