treasurer [trezh-er-er] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a person in charge of treasure or a treasury.
  2. 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 treasure, -er2 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.

    At Good Old Siwash

    George Fitch

  • 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.

    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

    Ralph Connor

  • When peace was made, Edward summoned him again as a baron and gave him the Garter and the treasurership of his household.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 7


  • British Dictionary definitions for treasurership treasurer noun

    1. a person appointed to look after the funds of a society, company, city, or other governing body

    Derived Formstreasurership, noun Treasurer noun

    1. (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 treasure (n.)).

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