jefe

[ he-fe; English hey-fey ]
/ ˈhɛ fɛ; English ˈheɪ feɪ /
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noun, plural je·fes [he-fes; English hey-feyz] /ˈhɛ fɛs; English ˈheɪ feɪz/. Spanish.

leader; chief; boss.

Nearby words

  1. jeeps,
  2. jeer,
  3. jeeves,
  4. jeevesian,
  5. jeez,
  6. jeff,
  7. jeff davis pie,
  8. jefferies,
  9. jeffers,
  10. jeffers, robinson

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British Dictionary definitions for jefe

jefe

/ (Spanish ˈxefe) /

noun

(in Spanish-speaking countries) a military or political leader

Word Origin for jefe

Spanish, from French chef chief

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