Definitions for chieflyˈtʃif li

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  1. chiefly, principally, primarily, mainly, in the main(adverb)

    for the most part

    "he is mainly interested in butterflies"

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  1. chiefly(Adverb)

    especially or primarily; above all

  2. chiefly(Adverb)

    mainly or principally; almost entirely

  3. chiefly(Adjective)

    of, or relating to a chief

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Chiefly(adverb)

    in the first place; principally; preeminently; above; especially

  2. Chiefly(adverb)

    for the most part; mostly


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