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Chief
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Chief as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

27 February 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 29 answers for the crossword clue 'Chief', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Chief a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Chief as an answer itself some 104 times.

Chief is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 with the answer being BOSS, but the most popular answer for this clue is MAIN.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
  • 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"
  • A person who is in charge; "the head of the whole operation"
  • The head of a tribe or clan

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Chief'.

  • fiche

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

KEY
Serving as an essential component; "a cardinal rule"; "the central cause of the problem"; "an example that was fundamental to the argument"; "computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure"

4 Letters

ARCH
(architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it

BOSS
A circular rounded projection or protuberance

HEAD
Oral stimulation of the genitals; "they say he gives good head"

LEAD
The playing of a card to start a trick in bridge; "the lead was in the dummy"

MAIN
A principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

5 Letters

FIRST
The fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)

MAJOR
A university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject; "she is a linguistics major"

PRIME
A number that has no factor but itself and 1

6 Letters

GAFFER
A person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"

HONCHO
A person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"

LEADER
A featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers

MASTER
An original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made

STAPLE
(usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant

TOPDOG
A person who is in charge; "the head of the whole operation"

7 Letters

CAPITAL
The upper part of a column that supports the entablature

CENTRAL
A workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication

FOREMAN
A person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"

HEADMAN
An executioner who beheads the condemned person

KINGPIN
Bolt that provides a steering joint in a motor vehicle

LEADING
Going or proceeding or going in advance; showing the way; "we rode in the leading car"; "the leading edge of technology"

PREMIER
The person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom

PRIMARY
A preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen

8 Letters

CARDINAL
Crested thick-billed North American finch having bright red plumage in the male

9 Letters

CHIEFTAIN
The leader of a group of people; "a captain of industry"

COMMANDER
An officer in the airforce

PARAMOUNT
Having superior power and influence; "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"

PRINCIPAL
The educator who has executive authority for a school; "she sent unruly pupils to see the principal"

11 Letters

TRIBALCHIEF
The head of a tribe or clan

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