CHIEF in a Sentence

Learn CHIEF from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Email Leak Checker - keepds.com
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works? Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of CHIEF
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
chief
 n.  a leader or ruler of a people
 a.  most important; main
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  She meant what she said, for she could never long endure any conversation of which she was not the chief subject.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  She did not even feel his pinch, for she could hear clearly the sweet voice that was Melanie's chief charm: "I fear I cannot agree with you about Mr. Thackeray's works."
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  As they slowly made their way through the mudholes of the town's chief street, she noted with interest all the new buildings and the new faces.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
4  Conditions in Wilmington, the chief blockade port, now that Charleston's port was practically sealed by the Yankee gunboats, had reached the proportions of an open scandal.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
5  The truth was, she had attended too many brides to the altar: when next seen there she meant to be the chief figure in the ceremony.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
6  She had in truth felt his long absence as one of the chief bitternesses of the last months: his desertion had wounded sensibilities far below the surface of her pride.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
7  She saw Mr. Marbury, a woman teacher of gymnastics in a high school, a chief clerk from the Great Northern Railway offices, a young lawyer.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
8  The backs of the chief establishments in town surrounded a quadrangle neglected, dirty, and incomparably dismal.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
9  The chief mate of the Pequod was Starbuck, a native of Nantucket, and a Quaker by descent.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
10  First of all was Queequeg, whom Starbuck, the chief mate, had selected for his squire.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
11  With one mind, their intent eyes all fastened upon the old man's knife, as he carved the chief dish before him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
12  Not at all; and therein consisted his chief peculiarity.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
13  It is then they change places; and the headsman, the chief officer of the little craft, takes his proper station in the bows of the boat.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 62. The Dart.
14  His boat's crew were all in high excitement, eagerly helping their chief, and looking as anxious as gold-hunters.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
15  She was her father's chief clerk, and virtually managed his Black Hawk office during his frequent absences.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
Example Sentence: (57 in 4 pages)
16  She's the chief executive of one of the country's largest charities.
17  They called on her to resign as chief executive.
18  A hospital chief executive has quashed rumours that people will lose their jobs.
19  EWS carried out further bloodletting by sacking senior employees, but has acquired a new chief executive.
20  He is to remain in the hot seat as chief executive.
21  The chief executive addressed the board.
22  The chief executive will set in train the process of finding a successor.
23  He quit his post as chief executive.
24  He eventually ascended to the position of chief executive.
25  The island's chief feature was its beauty.
26  Financial stress is well established as a chief reason for divorce.
27  He told the chief officer to haul the ship off four points.
28  He was set free and rehabilitated as chief engineer.
29  The chief aim of man is not to get money.
30  If she were involved in business, she would make a strong chief executive.