Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who possesses the wisdom of long experience.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An actor on the stage.
  • n. One who has long acted on the stage of life; a practitioner; a person of experience, or of skill derived from long experience.
  • n. A horse used in drawing a stage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A player.
  • n. One who has long acted on the stage of life; a practitioner; a person of experience, or of skill derived from long experience.
  • n. A horse used in drawing a stage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A player.
  • n. One who has long acted on the stage of life; a person of experience, or of skill derived from long experience: usually with old.
  • n. A horse used for drawing a stage-coach.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
  • n. someone who supervises the physical aspects in the production of a show and who is in charge of the stage when the show is being performed

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Examples

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  • "stager" to prepare the home for prospective buyers can cost anywhere from $50 to $150 per hour, according to Jessica Page, a Realtor with Innovative Real Estate in Denver.

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  • Nancy Monts of Your Happy Space in Dallas is a certified stager and professional organizer.

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  • So much so that when they asked her to stay on to do the Pat Kenny show later, the old stager led with the image of the burning cross himself.

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  • So they took it off the market, consulted other agents and hired a stager.

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  • Elsewhere, seeing the accomplished ballet dancer triumph in the often unorthodox challenges of Ms. Tharp, partly due to the choreographer's pointework detailing, I began to wonder if some Cunningham stager Patricia Lent was in charge of "Duets" here would countenance somehow working pointes into Cunningham's footwork.

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