- a person of experience in some profession, way of life, etc.
- a person who prepares homes for sale in such a way as to appeal to potential buyers and generate higher selling prices; a home stager.
- Archaic. an actor.
Origin of stager
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Examples from the Web for stager
There are,” Stager says, “few comparable populations who engage in routine intensive daily exercise for decades.Swimming to Health? Excerpt of Lynn Sherr’s ‘Swim: Why We Love the Water’
April 8, 2012
It is always the fault of the stager if the show doesn't go over.The Art of Stage Dancing
General Stager laughed heartily at my recital of these events.The Boy Spy
Mrs. Stager modestly referred the question to him by her silence.
Mrs. Stager lowered her voice in an octave of deeper confidentiability.
Jemmy, however, was too old a stager, and pocketed the box and other compliments at the same time.Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities
Robert Smith Surtees
- a person of experience; veteran (esp in the phrase old stager)
- an archaic word for actor
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