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noun
Army, Air Force, Marine Corps. a noncommissioned officer ranking next to the highest noncommissioned officer.
U.S. Air Force. a noncommissioned officer of one of the three top enlisted grades.
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Origin of master sergeant

First recorded in 1930–35
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master sergeant

noun
a senior noncommissioned officer in the US Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps and certain other military forces, ranking immediately below the most senior noncommissioned rank
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