Secretary vs Nonsecretary - What's the difference?

secretary | nonsecretary |

As nouns the difference between secretary and nonsecretary

is that secretary is (obsolete) someone entrusted with a secret; a confidant while nonsecretary is one who is not a secretary.

As a verb secretary

is to serve as a secretary of.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(wikipedia secretary) (secretaries)
  • (obsolete) Someone entrusted with a secret; a confidant.
  • (senseid)A person who keeps records, takes notes and handles general clerical work.
  • (senseid)(often, capitalized) The head of a department of government.
  • (senseid)A managerial or leading position in certain non-profit organizations, such as political parties, trade unions, international organizations.
  • Ban Ki-Moon is the current secretary general of the United Nations.
  • (senseid)(US) A type of desk, secretary desk; a secretaire.
  • (senseid)A secretary bird, a bird of the species Sagittarius serpentarius .
  • Derived terms

    * secretary bird * secretary desk


  • To serve as a secretary of.
  • nonsecretary



  • One who is not a secretary.