Chieftain vs Warrior - What's the difference?

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Chieftain is a related term of warrior.


As nouns the difference between chieftain and warrior

is that chieftain is a leader of a clan or tribe while warrior is a person who is actively engaged in battle, conflict or warfare; a soldier or combatant.

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

    warrior

    English

    Alternative forms

    * warriour (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia warrior)
  • A person who is actively engaged in battle, conflict or warfare; a soldier or combatant.
  • *
  • Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out.. Ikey the blacksmith had forged us a spearhead after a sketch from a picture of a Greek warrior ; and a rake-handle served as a shaft.
  • (lb) A person who is aggressively, courageously, or energetically involved in an activity, such as athletics.
  • Derived terms

    * bloody warrior * warriorhood

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