Overseer vs Chieftain - What's the difference?
| Related terms
Overseer is a related term of chieftain.
As nouns the difference between overseer and chieftain
is that overseer
is one who oversees or supervises a supervisor while chieftain
is a leader of a clan or tribe.
One who oversees or supervises. A supervisor.
: administrator – n.
: foreman – n.
: chief, head – n., head man
: controller OR comptroller – n.
: organizer – n.
: superintendent – n.
: supervisor – n.
: curator - n.
A leader of a clan or tribe.
A leader of a group, e.g. a robbers' chieftain.
* (A very powerful person) chief, big gun, big shot, big wheel, bigwig, boss, employer, foreman, head, heid bummer, leader, mandarin, manager, mover and shaker, top banana, top dog, tycoon