staff·​er ˈsta-fər How to pronounce staffer (audio)
: a member of a staff (as of a newspaper)

Examples of staffer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With other former staffers, Marcotte sent a cease-and-desist letter sent to the site’s domain registrar, Namecheap Inc., and posted a warning on the actual Marymount website. Chris Quintana, The Courier-Journal, 9 May 2024 Under the twinkling lights at the Lake County Fairgrounds, more than 140 teachers, administrators and support staffers were recognized as nominees for a number of Educator of the Year categories. Chloe Hilles, Chicago Tribune, 9 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for staffer 

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Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of staffer was in 1862

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“Staffer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

Kids Definition


staff·​er ˈstaf-ər How to pronounce staffer (audio)
: a member of a staff and especially a newspaper staff
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