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boss1

 
 
pronunciation:
baws
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person who gives directions to workers and watches over their work.
He asked his boss for a raise in pay.
synonyms:
chief, executive, manager
similar words:
administrator, employer, foreman, head, master, superintendent, supervisor
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: bosses, bossing, bossed
definition: to act like the boss of; order or tell what to do.
Lisa bosses her brother around.
synonyms:
dictate
similar words:
command, dominate, oppress, order, push, ride, rule
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