Overseer vs Chieftain - What's the difference?

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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.

overseer

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who oversees or supervises. A supervisor.
  • Synonyms

    : administrator – n. : foreman – n. : chief, head – n., head man : controller OR comptroller – n. : organizer – n. : superintendent – n. : supervisor – n. : curator - n.

    Derived terms

    * (l)

    chieftain

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A leader of a clan or tribe.
  • A leader of a group, e.g. a robbers' chieftain.
  • Synonyms

    * (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