- a person in charge of treasure or a treasury.
- an officer of a government, corporation, association, or the like, in charge of the receipt, care, and disbursement of money.
Origin of treasurer
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Examples from the Web for treasurership
We made a last stand on the Athletic Association treasurership.At Good Old Siwash
A few minutes afterwards Mrs. Galton offered her the treasurership.Manslaughter
Alice Duer Miller
John S. Cook, the leading banker of this town, accepted the treasurership on the same representations.My Adventures with Your Money
George Graham Rice
Oh, by the way, I have made up my mind to take that treasurership—beastly nuisance, eh?The Major
When peace was made, Edward summoned him again as a baron and gave him the Garter and the treasurership of his household.
- a person appointed to look after the funds of a society, company, city, or other governing body
- (in the Commonwealth of Australia and each of the Australian states) the minister of finance
Word Origin and History for treasurership
late 13c., from Old French tresorier, from tresor (see treasure (n.)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper