Examples of chiefly in a Sentence
our video collection consists chiefly of comedies, but we have a few horror movies
Recent Examples of chiefly from the Web
Last week, both sides began imposing 25% tariffs on $34 billion worth of each other’s products—chiefly Chinese exports of intermediate industrial goods by the U.S. and American farm products by China.
The rhetoric of the NFFA is just passable enough to seem plausible, chiefly conveyed by actor Patch Darragh as a doughy, duplicitous chief of staff who wears his arrogant privilege like another tacky lapel pin.
But the real party — chiefly along E. North Ave., from N. Oakland to N. Prospect avenues, spilling onto Cramer St., Murray Ave. and Farwell Ave.
Maryland's firearm prohibitions for domestic violence misdemeanors chiefly apply to handguns, not rifles or shotguns.
Its runways are still busy, chiefly because Memphis is home to FedEx, whose purple, orange and white cargo jets roar morning and night through the western Tennessee sky.
The new program marks a shift for Garcetti, whose administration has focused chiefly on building housing rather than temporary shelters, an approach backed by many homeless advocacy groups.
The principal adults in the story reveal that they are driven chiefly by ignoble motives.
The city relies chiefly on wage taxes to pay its bills, so more workers help.
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in general, on the whole;
CHIEFLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chiefly for English Language Learners
: mainly or mostly
CHIEFLY Defined for Kids
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