crew chief


: one who is in charge of a crew of workers
especially : a noncommissioned officer (as in the air force) who supervises an airplane's ground crew

Examples of crew chief in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All six of Chastain’s crew members sit alongside each other before two television screens, with crew chief Phil Surgen in the middle. Shane Connuck, Charlotte Observer, 25 June 2024 Umpires named James Hoye, a 16-year Major League Umpire, will serve as the crew chief and work behind the plate at the game. David Ammenheuser, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 25 June 2024 Diaz was tossed by crew chief Vic Carapazza before throwing a pitch in the ninth inning. Abbey Mastrocco, Hartford Courant, 24 June 2024 Josh Berry, a rookie who’s currently 19th in the Cup Series standings, now pilots SHR’s famed No. 4 car with crew chief Rodney Childers. Shane Connuck, Charlotte Observer, 28 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for crew chief 

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crew chief was in 1926

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“Crew chief.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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