Deputy may refer to:

  • Steward (office)
  • Deputy (legislator), a legislator in many countries, including:
    • A member of a Chamber of Deputies
    • A member of a National Assembly
    • A member of the Dáil Éireann
    • A member of the States of Guernsey or the States of Jersey elected by a parish or district
  • A subordinate
    • Deputy premier - a subordinate of the Premier and next-in-command in the cabinet of the Soviet Union and its successor countries, including:
      • First Deputy Premier of the Soviet Union
      • Deputy Premier of the Soviet Union, a subordinate of the Premier and the First Deputy Premier and third-in-command of the Soviet Government
    • Deputy sheriff, deputized by a sheriff to perform the same duties as the sheriff
    • Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
    • White House Deputy Chief of Staff
    • Deputy marriage commissioner
  • Deputy Dawg
  • Deputy, Indiana, a small town in the United States

Famous quotes containing the word deputy:

    The only law was that enforced by the Creek Lighthorsemen and the U.S. deputy marshals who paid rare and brief visits; or the “two volumes of common law” that every man carried strapped to his thighs.
    State of Oklahoma, U.S. relief program (1935-1943)

    Not all the water in the rough rude sea
    Can wash the balm off from an anointed king;
    The breath of worldly men cannot depose
    The deputy elected by the Lord.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)