technical sergeant

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noun U.S. Air Force.
a noncommissioned officer ranking below a master sergeant and above a staff sergeant.
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Origin of technical sergeant

First recorded in 1955–60
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How to use technical sergeant in a sentence

  • I got to work at once checking up on that technical sergeant.

    Dave Dawson at Casablanca|Robert Sydney Bowen
  • A couple of mechanics and a technical sergeant were standing by the wing.

    Dave Dawson at Casablanca|Robert Sydney Bowen
  • "All set and ready, as you ordered, sir," the technical sergeant said.

    Dave Dawson at Casablanca|Robert Sydney Bowen
  • The technical sergeant-major, Smyrk by name, was a wizard with an internal combustion engine.

    Sixty Squadron R.A.F.|Group-Captain A. J. L. Scott

British Dictionary definitions for technical sergeant

technical sergeant

a noncommissioned officer in the US Marine Corps or Air Force ranking immediately subordinate to a master sergeant
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