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Chieftain synonyms
chēf'tən
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An enlarged part of a shaft to which another shaft is coupled or to which a wheel or gear is keyed.
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  1. An enlarged part of a shaft to which another shaft is coupled or to which a wheel or gear is keyed.
  2. A person in authority over employees, as an employer, a manager, or a foreman
  3. A person who controls a political machine or organization, as in a county
One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
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  1. One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
  2. (--- Nautical) The chief engineer of a ship.
  3. The head or leader of a group, organization, etc.; person of highest title or authority
A member of a group of persons chosen to control or govern the affairs of an institution or corporation.
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  1. A member of a group of persons chosen to control or govern the affairs of an institution or corporation.
  2. One who directs; the person in charge of managing a department or directorate (e.g., director of engineering), project, or production (as in a show or film, e.g., film director).
  3. The head of a project, bureau, school, etc.; supervisor
The working end of a tool or implement:
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  1. The working end of a tool or implement:
  2. A single animal:
  3. A person who leads, rules, or is in charge; a leader, chief, or director:
The chief man especially of a tribal or traditional village.
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  1. The chief man especially of a tribal or traditional village.
  2. Alternative spelling of head man.
  3. A leader, chief, or overseer
One who occupies a position of authority in a religious hierarchy.
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  1. One who occupies a position of authority in a religious hierarchy.
  2. The leader or chief of a religious group; high priest
One who has influence or power, especially of a political nature.
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  1. One who has influence or power, especially of a political nature.
  2. The principal performer in an orchestral section or a group.
  3. A person or thing that leads; directing, commanding, or guiding head, as of a group or activity
Used as a title for a man who serves as the head or presiding officer of certain societies, clubs, orders, or institutions.
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  1. Used as a title for a man who serves as the head or presiding officer of certain societies, clubs, orders, or institutions.
  2. A man who owns a pack of hounds or is the chief officer of a hunt.
  3. (--- Old-fashioned) A man who is head of a household or institution
(Slang) A person in charge; leader; chief
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  1. (Slang) A person in charge; leader; chief
Find another word for chieftain. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for chieftain, like: boss, chief, director, head, headman, hierarch, leader, master, honcho, cock-of-the-walk and over.