Definitions for chief

Definitions for (noun) chief

Main entry: boss, chief, foreman, gaffer, honcho

Definition: a person who exercises control over workers

Usage: if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

Main entry: head, chief, top dog

Definition: a person who is in charge

Usage: the head of the whole operation

Main entry: headman, tribal chief, chief, chieftain

Definition: the head of a tribe or clan

Definitions for (adj) chief

Main entry: main, master, chief, primary, principal

Definition: most important element

Usage: the chief aim of living; the main doors were of solid glass; the principal rivers of America; the principal example; policemen were primary targets; the master bedroom; a master switch

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