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Synonyms for chieftain
ˈtʃif tənchief·tain

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  1. chieftain

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

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

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  1. captain, chieftainnoun

    the leader of a group of people

    "a captain of industry"

    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, chiefnoun

    the head of a tribe or clan

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

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  1. chieftainnoun

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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "chieftain":

    yamagata, ringleader, leader

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  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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