Examples of jefe in a Sentence
the jefe of a drug cartel operating out of Central America
Recent Examples of jefe from the Web
Oh, jefe... *goes back to sleep* https://t.co/uhCmxd6ig8 —
By April 18, the sometime ship mechanic Manuel Hedilla, acting head of the party, was elected its new jefe nacional by a narrow vote.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'jefe.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Synonymsboss man, captain, chief, foreman, head, headman, helmsman, honcho, boss, kingpin, leader, master, taskmaster
Related Wordsdirectress, mistress; administrator, commander, director, executive, general, governor, hierarch, higher-up; leadman, manager, overseer, principal, skipper, standard-bearer, steward, straw boss, superintendent, superior, supervisor; dominator, lord, overlord, potentate, ruler, sovereign (also sovran); figurehead; slave driver; baron, czar (also tsar or tzar), king, magnate, mogul, president, prince; big cheese, big gun, bigwig, top dog, top gun; cohead, coleader; employer, gaffer [British], ganger [British]; micromanager; subchief, subdirector
Near Antonymsdependent, inferior, junior, secondary, subject, subordinate, underling
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up jefe? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).