Textual thesaurus for "chief"

(adj) main, master, primary, principal

most important element

the chief aim of living; the main doors were of solid glass; the principal rivers of America; the principal example; policemen were primary targets; the master bedroom; a master switch

(noun) boss, foreman, gaffer, honcho

a person who exercises control over workers

if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

(noun) head, top dog

a person who is in charge

the head of the whole operation

(noun) headman, tribal chief, chieftain

the head of a tribe or clan