staffer

[ staf-er, stah-fer ]
/ ˈstæf ər, ˈstɑ fər /

noun

a member of a staff of employees or coworkers.
Journalism. an editorial employee, especially a writer.Compare stringer(def 6).

Nearby words

  1. staff officer,
  2. staff section,
  3. staff sergeant,
  4. staff sergeant major,
  5. staffa,
  6. staffing,
  7. staffman,
  8. stafford,
  9. stafford, jean,
  10. staffordshire

Origin of staffer

First recorded in 1680–90; staff1 + -er1

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staffer

/ (ˈstɑːfə) /

noun

informal a member of staff, esp, in journalism, of editorial staff
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