staff·​er | \ ˈsta-fər How to pronounce staffer (audio) \

Definition of staffer

: a member of a staff (as of a newspaper)

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The following list is sourced from Quartz staffers and discerning readers of the Quartzy newsletter, and sorted by continent. Sangeeta Singh-kurtz, Quartzy, "Picking a “destination novel” is the secret to great summer reading," 4 July 2019 Physicians, health clinic staffers and other hospital employees already had this option under the state's law. Casey Smith, Indianapolis Star, "What you should know about these Indiana laws going into effect July 1," 1 July 2019 Jenny Schaeffer, the camp’s new director, describes Dobyne as a valuable staffer and a joy to work with. Phillip Morris,, "Retinitis pigmentosa stole his eyesight, not his vision: Phillip Morris," 30 June 2019 Jonathan, who asked that his last name be withheld, spoke to a room packed with advocates, legislative staffers, and a few legislators, at a briefing intended to promote two bills that would effectively put an end to MASAC. Globe Staff,, "Advocates decry practice of jailing men for addiction treatment," 26 June 2019 At noon, zoo staffers and volunteers were let in, the second wave of the preview opportunity, following the morning’s press availability. Steve Johnson,, "Rhino Watch ’19: New baby rhinoceros a reluctant star at Lincoln Park Zoo," 18 June 2019 Wood, who is an attorney and local chairman of the Alaska Republican Party, was a legislative staffer for then-state Sen. Dunleavy from 2012 to 2014 and focused on northern Cook Inlet salmon allocation issues. Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska’s fledgling mariculture industry expands its reach; former Dunleavy staffer named to fish board," 5 June 2019 To correct the errors that were caught in advance, Folsom High student yearbook staffers and alumni spent hours dissolving them with acetone and covering them with stickers provided by Jostens. Sawsan Morrar, sacbee, "Folsom student said ‘cracker’ in her senior quote – and sparked a debate about diversity," 4 June 2019 The Spurs sent Murray home after the game with a staffer to keep the 22-year-old company and keep his spirits up during what was to be a long and sleepless night. Jeff Mcdonald,, "Spurs’ Dejounte Murray on tearing ACL: ‘I cried.’," 20 June 2019

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First Known Use of staffer

1941, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of staffer was in 1941

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US : a member of a staff

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