Synonyms of commander in English:


See definition of commander


1‘he was commander of a special force combating drug trafficking’


leader, head, headman, boss, chief, director, manager, overseer, controller, master

commander-in-chief, C.-in-C., commanding officer, CO, officer, captain

informal boss man, skipper, number one, top dog, kingpin, bigwig, Mr Big, big cheese

British informal gaffer, guv'nor

North American informal numero uno, sachem, big white chief, big wheel, head honcho, honcho, big kahuna, high muckamuck