staff sergeant major

noun

Definition of staff sergeant major

: a noncommissioned officer in the army ranking above a master sergeant

First Known Use of staff sergeant major

1967, in the meaning defined above

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“Staff sergeant major.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/staff%20sergeant%20major. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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