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Definition of "secretary" []

  • A person employed to handle correspondence, keep files, and do clerical work for another person or an organization. (noun)
  • An officer who keeps records, takes minutes of the meetings, and answers correspondence, as for a company. (noun)
  • An official who presides over an administrative department of state. (noun)
  • A desk with a small bookcase on top. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "secretary" in a sentence
  • "So we're going to do away with the title secretary and we're going to make up another bulls--- title called Area Associate."
  • "/PRNewswire-FirstCall/-- The term secretary in the past was defined as "distinguished" or"
  • "I used to work for him and the secretary is a friend ... so back I went."