leader or ruler, especially of a tribe or clan
person with the highest rank in an organization, a department, etc.
highest in rank
most important; main
"the head of the whole operation"
"if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
"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"
The chief of the kitchen.
Our old chief..has been appointed to a command in India.
出自： G. J. Whyte
The king was paramount lord over a confederation of provincial chiefs.
出自： C. G. Seligman
Vienna, which is the chiefe Citie of the Countrie.
出自： R. Grafton
The chief cook regarded the..second cook as a creature of completely inferior station.
出自： M. Lowry