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social secretary

noun
1.
a personal secretary employed to make social appointments and handle personal correspondence.
Origin of social secretary
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
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  • And with your chances gone you would have no need for a social secretary.

    Good References E. J. Rath
  • The more he thought about this interview with the social secretary the more it disturbed him.

    Good References E. J. Rath
  • She proposed to marry her social secretary to Pete Stearns—his secretary!

    Good References E. J. Rath
  • It was Pete's first glimpse at close hand of the social secretary's aide.

    Good References E. J. Rath
  • Every mess has its social secretary, who looks after social correspondence.

    With the Battle Fleet Franklin Matthews
  • Before several hours had passed, however, we decided to hire a social secretary.

    When Winter Comes to Main Street

    Grant Martin Overton
  • But this city isn't large enough to justify any one's keeping a social secretary.

    Mary Ware's Promised Land Annie Fellows Johnston
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
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