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:

    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)

    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)