[cheef-duh m] /ˈtʃif dəm/
the rank or office of a .
the territory or people over which a rules.
1570s, from chief (n.) + -dom.
- Chief cook and bottle washer
[bot-l-wosh-er, -waw-sher] /ˈbɒt lˌwɒʃ ər, -ˌwɔ ʃər/ noun 1. a person or machine that washes . Idioms 2. chief cook and bottlewasher, a person who does a wide variety of routine, sometimes menial, tasks: He’s not just sales manager, he’s the chief cook and bottlewasher in this firm. noun phrase a person who is in […]
noun, British. 1. chief of police.
[chahyld] /tʃaɪld/ noun, plural children. 1. a person between birth and full growth; a boy or girl: books for children. 2. a son or daughter: All my children are married. 3. a baby or infant. 4. a human fetus. 5. a childish person: He’s such a child about money. 6. a descendant: a child of […]
[chahyld-lahyk] /ˈtʃaɪldˌlaɪk/ adjective 1. like a , as in innocence, frankness, etc.; befitting a : childlike trust. /ˈtʃaɪldˌlaɪk/ adjective 1. like or befitting a child, as in being innocent, trustful, etc Compare childish (sense 2) adj. 1580s, “proper to a child,” from child + like. Meaning “like a child” in a good sense (distinguished from […]