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Synonyms for chieftain
ˈtʃif tən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. captain, chieftain(noun)

    the leader of a group of people

    "a captain of industry"

    Synonyms:
    maitre d'hotel, chief, police captain, police chief, sea captain, maitre d', headwaiter, tribal chief, master, headman, captain, skipper, senior pilot

  2. headman, tribal chief, chieftain, chief(noun)

    the head of a tribe or clan

    Synonyms:
    headsman, head, honcho, gaffer, top dog, tribal chief, chief, foreman, headman, boss, captain

Wiktionary

  1. chieftain(noun)

    Synonyms:
    manager, bigwig, employer, tycoon, foreman, head, top banana, big shot, big gun, heid bummer, leader, mandarin, chief, top dog, big wheel, boss, mover and shaker

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. chieftain

    Synonyms:
    captain, general, chief, commander, head man, leader

    Antonyms:
    follower, attendant, retainer, subaltern, vassal, satellite, minion, adherent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. chieftain(n.)

    Synonyms:
    leader (of a clan or of troops), chief, commander, captain

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    yamagata, ringleader, leader

How to pronounce chieftain?

Alex
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Karen
Karen
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How to use chieftain in a sentence?

  1. Coast Guard:

    The situation was dire, had the Polar Star not reached the Chieftain, it would have had to winter in the ice.


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