The foremost or leading position:
One who occupies a position of authority in a religious hierarchy.
(Slang) A supervisor; a boss.
A member of a board chosen to direct the affairs of a corporation or institution
The definition of a leader is a person, animal or thing that guides or directs.
A person holding an office of authority among the Freemasons, especially the presiding officer; also, a person holding a similar office in other civic societies.
A person who is in charge; a manager or leader:
(Mil.) A shot that hits or explodes beyond the target
The designated leader of a team or crew in sports.
Find another word for chieftain. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for chieftain, like: head, hierarch, cock-of-the-walk, boss, chief, director, headman, leader, master, honcho and over.