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Definition of Chiefly

Chiefly

  1. In the first place; principally; preeminently; above; especially.
  2. For the most part; mostly.

Chiefly Quotations

It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.
Thomas Hardy

Fork: An instrument used chiefly for the purpose of putting dead animals into the mouth.
Ambrose Bierce

In the Fall of 1774 & Winter of 1775, I was one of upwards of thirty, chiefly mechanics, who formed ourselves into a committee for the purpose of watching the movements of the British soldiers, and gaining every intelligence of the movements of the Tories.
Paul Revere

Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.
Miguel de Cervantes

Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives.
Marilyn Monroe
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Chiefly Translations

chiefly in Afrikaans is hoofsaaklik, veral
chiefly in Dutch is inzonderheid
chiefly in Finnish is etenkin
chiefly in French is principalement
chiefly in Italian is principalmente, in prima linea
chiefly in Latin is precipue, praecipue, presertim praesertim
chiefly in Portuguese is principalmente
chiefly in Spanish is sobretodo, principalmente
chiefly in Swedish is huvudsakligen
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