follow Dictionary.com

Capitol vs. capital? What's the difference?

social secretary

noun
1.
a personal secretary employed to make social appointments and handle personal correspondence.
Origin of social secretary
1900-1905
1900-05
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for social secretary
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • I have been promising myself for a long time that we should have a social secretary at our plant.

    Gypsy Flight Roy J. Snell
  • And with your chances gone you would have no need for a social secretary.

    Good References E. J. Rath
  • But this city isn't large enough to justify any one's keeping a social secretary.

    Mary Ware's Promised Land Annie Fellows Johnston
  • Every mess has its social secretary, who looks after social correspondence.

    With the Battle Fleet Franklin Matthews
  • The more he thought about this interview with the social secretary the more it disturbed him.

    Good References E. J. Rath
  • Before several hours had passed, however, we decided to hire a social secretary.

    When Winter Comes to Main Street Grant Martin Overton
  • The social secretary turned away and began examining a book that lay on a table.

    Good References E. J. Rath
British Dictionary definitions for social secretary

social secretary

noun
1.
a member of an organization who arranges its social events
2.
a personal secretary who deals with private correspondence, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for social secretary

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for social

8
10
Scrabble Words With Friends