treasurer [trezh-er-er] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a person in charge of 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 1250–1300; Middle English tresorer Anglo-French Late Latin thēsaurārius. See, Related formstreas·ur·er·ship, nounun·der·treas·ur·er, noun Examples from the Web for treasurership Historical Examples of treasurership
We made a last stand on the Athletic Association treasurership.
A few minutes afterwards Mrs. Galton offered her the treasurership.
Alice Duer Miller
John S. Cook, the leading banker of this town, accepted the treasurership on the same representations.
George Graham Rice
Oh, by the way, I have made up my mind to take that treasurership—beastly nuisance, eh?
When peace was made, Edward summoned him again as a baron and gave him the Garter and the treasurership of his household.
British Dictionary definitions for treasurership treasurer noun
- a person appointed to look after the funds of a society, company, city, or other governing body
Derived Formstreasurership, noun Treasurer noun
- (in the Commonwealth of Australia and each of the Australian states) the minister of finance
Word Origin and History for treasurership treasurer n.
late 13c., from Old French tresorier, from tresor (see(n.)).