the senior officer of the U.S. Army or Air Force, a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, responsible to the secretary of a service branch.
(lowercase) the senior or principal staff officer in a brigade or division or higher unit in the U.S. Army or Marine Corps, in a numbered unit in the U.S. Air Force, or in a unit in the U.S. Navy commanded by a rear admiral or one of higher rank.
(lowercase) the senior officer in command of a general staff, especially that of the military forces of a nation.
(lowercase) the head of any staff:
the chief of staff for the First Lady.
the senior staff officer under the commander of a major military formation or organization
the senior officer of each service of the armed forces
An army officer’s wife (1970s+ Army)
noun 1. the titular head of a nation, as a president or king.
- Chief of the three
a title given to Adino the Eznite, one of David’s greatest heroes (2 Sam. 23:8); also called Jashobeam (1 Chr. 11:11).
noun, U.S. Navy and Coast Guard. 1. a noncommissioned rank above petty officer first class and below senior petty officer. Abbreviation: CPO, C.P.O., c.p.o. noun 1. the senior naval rank for personnel without commissioned or warrant rank CPO
- Chief priest