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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Most of all, mainly or mostly.

Usage examples (31)
  • A thought may be very commendable as a thought, but I value it chiefly as a window through which I can obtain insight on the thinker.
  • Adverb : He phoned chiefly to let us know he was feeling better. ,This dish consists chiefly of noodles
  • Adjective : his chiefly responsibilities
  • 'Translations chiefly from the Greek Anthology, with Tales and for more
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