Associations to the word «Chieftain»

Wiktionary

CHIEFTAIN, noun. A leader of a clan or tribe.
CHIEFTAIN, noun. A leader of a group, e.g. a robbers' chieftain.

Dictionary definition

CHIEFTAIN, noun. The leader of a group of people; "a captain of industry".
CHIEFTAIN, noun. The head of a tribe or clan.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King