What does chieftain mean?

Definitions for chieftain
ˈtʃif tənchief·tain

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. captain, chieftain(noun)

    the leader of a group of people

    "a captain of industry"

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

    the head of a tribe or clan

Wiktionary

  1. chieftain(Noun)

    A leader of a clan or tribe.

  2. chieftain(Noun)

    A leader of a group, e.g. a robbers' chieftain.

  3. chieftain(Noun)

    (capitalized) The name of a British military tank.

  4. Origin: From cheftayne, a variant of chevetaine, from capitaneus (English captain), from caput, from kauput- (English head).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chieftain(noun)

    a captain, leader, or commander; a chief; the head of a troop, army, or clan

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. chieftain

    A captain, leader, or commander; a chief; the head of a troop, army, or clan.

How to pronounce chieftain?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say chieftain in sign language?

  1. chieftain

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chieftain in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chieftain in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of 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.

Images & Illustrations of chieftain

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