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synonyms for headman

  • bigwig
  • boss
  • tribal chief
  • captain
  • director
  • head
  • leader
  • master
  • ruler
  • big shot

antonyms for headman

MOST RELEVANT
  • follower
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How to use headman in a sentence

The district headman is the deputy of the tribal ward headman to whom he is immediately responsible.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
We retraced our steps a few miles up the valley to a village ruled over by a friendly woman, the widow of the late headman.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
The people saw him and welcomed him back, making him their Headman, and giving him the place of honor in their gatherings.
A TREASURY OF ESKIMO TALESCLARA KERN BAYLISS
Orth'ris began rowlin' his eyes an' crackin' his fingers an' dancin' a step-dance for to impress the Headman.
SOLDIER STORIESRUDYARD KIPLING
The headman rolled his eye where Kim was chatting to a girl in blue as she laid crackling thorns on a fire.
KIMRUDYARD KIPLING
The headman is a certain William Pine, whose grandfather, George, has left a written account of the origin of the community.
THE ENGLISH NOVELGEORGE SAINTSBURY
Most of my hens do remember me in this substantial way, and the White Wyandottes are in great favor with the Headman.
THE FAT OF THE LANDJOHN WILLIAMS STREETER
Dane felt sorely tempted to leave the gold with the headman, under guard, but thought better of it.
THE LEAGUE OF THE LEOPARDHAROLD BINDLOSS
Mastering himself with an effort, Dane managed to obtain some useful information from the headman.
THE LEAGUE OF THE LEOPARDHAROLD BINDLOSS
Finally the headman was prevailed upon to provide carriers, and Dane and Amadu were borne out of the village in lurching hammocks.
THE LEAGUE OF THE LEOPARDHAROLD BINDLOSS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HEADMAN

  • big shot
  • bigwig
  • boss
  • captain
  • director
  • head
  • headman
  • leader
  • master
  • ruler
  • tribal chief
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.