English dictionary definition of:



  • a person who is in charge
  • a person who exercises control over workers
  • the head of a tribe or clan


  • most important element


boss   chieftain   foreman   gaffer   head   headman   honcho   main   master   primary   principal  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ie words and learn about the word chief in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 21. The 'I' before 'e' rule – does it work?.

Scrabble score for chief

Scrabble score = 13

generated at 17:27:28 on 11-02-20

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