stager

noun
stag·​er | \ ˈstā-jər How to pronounce stager (audio) \

Definition of stager

: an experienced person : veteran

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Examples of stager in a Sentence

an old stager who resented the young upstarts in the brokerage firm
Recent Examples on the Web Weiss scours inventory from other stagers and designers and assembles interiors with a blend of natural materials and secondhand items. Jordan Guinn, SFChronicle.com, "Designer Profile: Terri Weist, Organic Interiors," 21 Feb. 2020 Your listing agent may have good leads on the names of professional stagers in your area. Ellen James Martin | Andrews Mcmeel Syndication, courant.com, "Smart Moves: A vacant house can mean a tough sell," 11 Sep. 2019 Alsberry has been much in Chicago lately, working as a rehearsal director and stager at Hubbard Street, but this is a rare glimpse of him as a performer. Lauren Warnecke, chicagotribune.com, "Review: An all-star dance lineup comes together for ‘Celebration of Lar Lubovitch’," 7 Oct. 2019 All things considered, wallpaper removal will be a small price to pay, should your stager recommend doing so. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, "How to Remove Wallpaper In 4 Easy Steps," 12 Mar. 2019 The celebrity home stager, the brain behind the award-winning firm Interior Marketing Group (IMG), is known for her knack of decorating luxury properties to sell—and sell fast. Monique Valeris, ELLE Decor, "A Celebrity Home Stager Reveals the Art of Decorating," 7 Mar. 2019 Designer and home stager to the stars, Meridith Baer has helped A-listers like Madonna and Brooklyn Decker sell their houses. Lindsey Desimone, ELLE Decor, "7 Free Ways To Stage Your Home Like A Pro," 17 Sep. 2015 Excellent work has also been done by other Balanchine Trust stagers. Alastair Macaulay, New York Times, "Nuggets of Ballet Wisdom From Bodies Trained by Balanchine," 13 Feb. 2018 Most stagers charge, on average, $500 to $600 a month per room. Catherine Laughlin, Philly.com, "How staging a home can attract a buyer and bump up the sale price," 10 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of stager

1570, in the meaning defined above

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25 Feb 2020

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“Stager.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stager. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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