staff sergeant major

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of staff sergeant major was in 1967

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“Staff sergeant major.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/staff%20sergeant%20major. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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