Definition Of chief


a leader or ruler of a people or clan.

the chief of the village

an ordinary consisting of a broad horizontal band across the top of the shield.

most important.

the chief reason for the spending cuts

Example Of chief

  • chief characteristic

  • chief officer

  • Ah, it's just the main troops, Timmy, nothing to worry about, chief !

  • Among the chief concerns is the bank's investment portfolio, which now makes up more than half of its assets.

  • Among the chief tactics of the fallen principalities and powers is the incitement of fear.

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