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English noun: Defense Secretary

1. Defense Secretary (person) the person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department


SamplesThe first Defense Secretary was James V. Forrestal who was appointed by Truman.


SynonymsSecretary of Defense


Broader (hypernym)secretary

2. Defense Secretary (act) the position of the head of the Department of Defense


SamplesThe position of Defense Secretary was created in 1947.


SynonymsSecretary of Defense


Broader (hypernym)secretaryship


Member meronymUnited States Cabinet, US Cabinet









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