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staffer

[staf-er, stah-fer] /ˈstæf ər, ˈstɑ fər/
noun
1.
a member of a staff of employees or coworkers.
2.
Journalism. an editorial employee, especially a writer.
Compare stringer (def 6).
Origin of staffer
1680-1690
1680-90; staff1 + -er1
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  • Dick held Williamson mainly accountable for this, but it looked as if staffer had a part in the plot.

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  • staffer gave him a quick glance and Dick seemed to hesitate.

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  • Appleyard was reached in time for dinner, and Andrew was relieved to find that staffer was not at home.

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  • I'm only his guest, and Williamson is a friend of staffer's.

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  • If we can get our business with staffer done to-morrow, we'll sail again for the wreck as soon as it gets dark.

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British Dictionary definitions for staffer

staffer

/ˈstɑːfə/
noun
1.
(informal) a member of staff, esp, in journalism, of editorial staff
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