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Definition 1: the head of a tribe or clan - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for chieftain in the sense of this definition

(chieftain is a kind of ...) a person who rules or guides or inspires others

(... is a kind of chieftain ) the leader of a group of Native Americans

(... is a kind of chieftain ) the supreme war chief of the ancient Britons

(... is an instance of chieftain) Welsh chieftain who led a revolt against Henry IV's rule in Wales (1359-1416)

(... is an instance of chieftain) Norse chieftain who became the first duke of Normandy (860-931)

Definition 2: the leader of a group of people - [noun denoting person]

Samples where chieftain or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a captain of industry

Synonyms for chieftain in the sense of this definition

(chieftain is a kind of ...) a person who rules or guides or inspires others

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