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chief the most powerful or important person in a group; leader. [3 definitions]
chiefly especially. [2 definitions]
chieftain a leader of a clan or tribe.
chigger the tiny larva of a mite that lives in the skin of animals and causes great itching. It is usually not dangerous but can sometimes spread disease.
child a young human; baby. [2 definitions]
childbirth the act of giving birth to a child.
childhood the period or state of being a child.
childish typical of or fit for a child. [2 definitions]
childlike of or like a child; innocent; simple.
children plural of "child."
Chile a country in southern South America. Santiago is the capital of Chile.
chile see "chili."
chili the pod of a tropical pepper plant. Chili has a strong, sharp flavor. [2 definitions]
chili pepper the pod of a tropical pepper plant. A chili pepper has a strong, sharp flavor that makes food spicy when it is added to it.
chill a mild but uncomfortable coldness. [6 definitions]
chilly causing a cool feeling that is uncomfortable. [3 definitions]
chime (usually plural) a set of tuned bells or other hollow objects that produce musical sounds when struck. [3 definitions]
chime in to interrupt suddenly; add one's opinion.
chimney a hollow, upright structure above a fireplace or furnace that carries smoke upward and to the outside.
chimp a short form of "chimpanzee," a highly intelligent African species of ape.
chimpanzee a mammal that lives in African rain forests. Chimpanzees are in the group of primate mammals called apes. They are related to, but smaller than, gorillas. Chimpanzees are very intelligent and sometimes use tools to get food.