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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National City and Imperial Beach leaders instructed their city staffers to convey their concerns to SANDAG. David Hernandez, San Diego Union-Tribune, "National City, Imperial Beach object to proposed housing quotas," 28 Aug. 2019 But that still poses a predicament to ABC News staffers who are charged with promoting the show. Brian Stelter, CNN, "Spicer on an ABC dancing show? "It's a slap in the face"," 22 Aug. 2019 Ellison wrote in a memo to Annapurna staffers, as cited in reports. Isaac Feldberg, Fortune, "Is Annapurna on the Edge of Bankruptcy?," 8 Aug. 2019 Russo also made joking comments to staffers about the exchange after the woman had left the courtroom, according to an ethics committee report. Fox News, "New Jersey judge who asked woman about closing her legs to prevent rape is ‘remorseful,’ lawyer says," 11 July 2019 Even Vogue magazine told its staffers not to wear minis to work after August 1. Marlen Komar, Vox, "The surprisingly controversial history of the midi-length skirt," 27 June 2019 Fellow debaters might be quick to call her a hypocrite and point to allegations from one of her female staffers. Samantha Leach, Glamour, "What to Expect From the Six Female Candidates Taking the Stage at the Democratic Debates," 26 June 2019 Peterson’s supervisor, the acting chief of the Capital Case Section in Washington, sat in front of the courtroom gallery witnessing the discussion about his staffer. Gabrielle Banks, Houston Chronicle, "Houston judge questions capability of federal prosecutor in San Jacinto County death penalty case," 19 June 2019 Trump has complained to staffers about the polling data disclosure for several days, White House and campaign advisers said. The Washington Post, The Mercury News, "Trump campaign cutting ties with three members of polling team after grim numbers leaked," 16 June 2019

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1941, in the meaning defined above

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US : a member of a staff

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