SworldPeas: O'Reilly said. "Because we're provocateurs. We do that every day." O'Reilly said. "Because we're provocateu**rs. We do that every day." Provocatea*urs: an agent provocateu**r (plural: agents provocateu**rs, French for "inciting agent(s)") is a person employed by the police or other entity to act undercover to entice or provoke another person to commit an illegal act. More generally, the term may refer to a person or group that seeks to discredit or harm another by provoking them to commit a wrong or rash action.