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social secretary

a personal secretary employed to make social appointments and handle personal correspondence.
Origin of social secretary
First recorded in 1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • 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

a member of an organization who arranges its social events
a personal secretary who deals with private correspondence, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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