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).

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Origin of staffer

First recorded in 1680–90; staff1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for staffer

staffer
/ (ˈstɑːfə) /

noun

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