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
At times the show pushes forward too far — Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is given a deeper vulnerability that, at a key moment, feels chiefly like a writer’s device to set up a twist.
Tylén figured that if the marks were chiefly decorative, created because someone enjoyed looking at the pattern, the eyes of living humans would be able to see the patterns easily.
According to several reports, consumers are chiefly concerned with the iPhone X’s lofty price tag.
His career was built around quietly and incrementally advancing the interests of the fossil fuel industry, chiefly by weakening or delaying federal regulations.
Since Nomo though, Major League Baseball clubs have handled many Japanese superstars, chiefly the Seattle Mariners with right fielder Ichiro Suzuki and the New York Yankees with left fielder Hideki Matsui.
Activities are chiefly outdoor jobs that range from raking leaves and collecting trash to painting signs and gardening.
The search can only take place at certain times of year, chiefly during the Northern Hemisphere’s autumn and winter, when the general region where Planet Nine might live is high in the sky.
At the Jaguar Land Rover Automobile Plc plant, still under construction in Nitra, central Slovakia, the British company has applied for permission to add a new wing, chiefly for battery production.
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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
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