jefe

[ he-fe; English hey-fey ]
/ ˈhɛ fɛ; English ˈheɪ feɪ /

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

leader; chief; boss.
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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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