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chef

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English

Etymology

From French chef de cuisine.

Pronunciation

Noun

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  1. The head cook of an establishment such as a restaurant, club, or wealthy family.
  2. Same as chief.

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Etymology

French chef, cognate with chief

Noun

chef m. (plural chefs, diminutive chefje)

  1. boss, chief, head, leader
  2. short for a title including chef, e.g. a culinary chef

Derived terms


French

Etymology

Old French chief.

Pronunciation

Noun

chef m. (plural chefs; feminine chef, plural chefs)

  1. boss, chief

Derived terms

Alternative spellings

  • feminine form is sometimes spelled cheffe

Spanish

Noun

chef m. and f. singular & plural

  1. chef, head cook

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

Inflection for chef Singular Plural
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Genitive

chef c.

  1. boss; person in charge, person who directly oversees the work being done

Derived terms

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