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Definitions

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

  • n. A noncommissioned rank in the U.S. Army that is above sergeant and below sergeant first class.
  • n. A noncommissioned rank in the U.S. Air Force that is above senior airman and below technical sergeant.
  • n. A noncommissioned rank in the U.S. Marine Corps that is above sergeant and below gunnery sergeant.
  • n. One who holds the rank of staff sergeant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A non-commissioned officer in the armed forces of several countries, ranking above a sergeant. (Sometimes abbreviated to "staff").
  • n. A non-commissioned officer in the British Army, ranking above a sergeant and below a warrant officer class 2.
  • n. A non-commissioned officer in the United States Army, ranking above sergeant and below sergeant first class.
  • n. A non-commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps, ranking above sergeant and below gunnery sergeant.
  • n. A non-commissioned officer in United States Air Force, ranking above senior airman and below technical sergeant.

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

  • n. 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

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Examples

  • The Navy Intelligence petty officer conducting the third briefing of the staff sergeant was clearly at the end of a long day.

    Terror At Dawn

  • He was thorough, the staff sergeant thought, going through the postmission checklist and asking every pertinent question, but it was obvious his heart wasn’t in it.

    Terror At Dawn

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