- a commissioned officer who is a member of a staff.
Origin of staff officer
First recorded in 1695–1705
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Examples from the Web for staff officer
A staff-officer from Army or from Corps should have been on the spot.
The "Gray Fox" was sending in his ambulance and a staff-officer at that very moment.Marion's Faith.
Do you intend to go over in the full uniform of a staff-officer?
The staff-officer led the way, and Deck followed him in silence.
He wore the uniform of a staff-officer of the Parisian National Guards.The Hero of the People
- a commissioned officer serving on the staff of a commander, service, or central headquarters
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