staff sergeant


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staff sergeant

n.
1.
a. A noncommissioned rank in the US Army that is above sergeant and below sergeant first class.
b. A noncommissioned rank in the US Air Force that is above senior airman and below technical sergeant.
c. A noncommissioned rank in the US Marine Corps that is above sergeant and below gunnery sergeant.
2. One who holds the rank of staff sergeant.

staff sergeant

n
1. (Military) Brit a noncommissioned officer holding a rank between sergeant and warrant officer and employed on administrative duties
2. (Military)
a. (in the Army) a noncommissioned officer who ranks above sergeant and below sergeant first class
b. (in the Air Force) a noncommissioned officer who ranks above airman first class and below technical sergeant
c. (in the Marine Corps) a noncommissioned officer who ranks above sergeant and below gunnery sergeant

staff′ ser′geant


n.
1. a noncommissioned officer in the U.S. Army ranking above a sergeant and below a sergeant first class.
2. a noncommissioned officer in the U.S. Marine Corps ranking above a sergeant and below a gunnery sergeant.
3. a noncommissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force ranking above a sergeant and below a technical sergeant.
[1805–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.staff sergeant - a noncommissioned officer ranking above corporal and below sergeant first class in the Army or Marines or above airman 1st class in the Air Force
sergeant - any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a corporal
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