Definition of deputy :
1. A member of the Chamber of Deputies.
2. One appointed as the substitute of another, and empowered to act for him, in his name or his behalf; a substitute in office; a lieutenant; a representative; a delegate; a vicegerent; as, the deputy of a prince, of a sheriff, of a township, etc.
deputy (part of speech: noun)
assistant (part of speech: noun)
attorney, patsy, abettor, henchman, hireling, aide-de-camp, proxy, junior, backer, associate, acolyte, underling, functionary, flunky, ancillary, accessory, benefactor, auxiliary, attendant, accomplice, helpmate, adjunct, agent, helper, servant, employee, aide, laborer, aider, stooge, minion, partner, subordinate, lieutenant, follower, assistant, chaperone, menial, second, extra
servant (part of speech: noun)
substitute (part of speech: noun)
agent (part of speech: noun)
consignee (part of speech: noun)
acting (part of speech: adjective)
- The Squire went and opened the door and disclosed Deputy- Warden Bangs of the state prison. - "When Egypt Went Broke", Holman Day.
- Massot replied; " no, it surely won't go in, my dear deputy. - "Paris From the "Three Cities"", Emile Zola.
- I know- for Daunt himself told me- that he had promised Lang never to leave the house without putting some deputy he could trust in charge. - "Delia Blanchflower", Mrs. Humphry Ward.