Associations to the word «Boss»


BOSS, noun. A swelling, lump or protuberance in an animal, person or object.
BOSS, noun. (geology) A lump-like mass of rock, especially one projecting through a stratum of different rock.
BOSS, noun. A convex protuberance in hammered work, especially the rounded projection in the centre of a shield.
BOSS, noun. (mechanics) A protrusion, frequently a cylinder of material that extends beyond a hole.
BOSS, noun. (architecture) A knob or projection, usually at the intersection of ribs in a vault.
BOSS, noun. (archery) the target block, made of foam but historically made of hay bales, to which a target face is attached.
BOSS, noun. A wooden vessel for the mortar used in tiling or masonry, hung by a hook from the laths, or from the rounds of a ladder.
BOSS, noun. A head or reservoir of water.
BOSS, verb. (transitive) To decorate with bosses; to emboss.
BOSS, noun. (obsolete) A hassock or small seat, especially made from a bundle of straw.
BOSS, noun. A person who oversees and directs the work of others; a supervisor.
BOSS, noun. A person in charge of a business or company.
BOSS, noun. A leader, the head of an organized group or team.
BOSS, noun. The head of a political party in a given region or district.
BOSS, noun. (informal) A term of address to a man.
BOSS, noun. (video games) An enemy, often at the end of a level, that is particularly challenging and must be beaten in order to progress.
BOSS, noun. (humorous) Wife.
BOSS, verb. (transitive) To exercise authoritative control over; to lord over; to boss around; to tell (someone) what to do, often repeatedly.
BOSS, adjective. (slang) (American) (Liverpool) Of excellent quality, first-rate.
BOSS ABOUT, verb. To act in a bossy manner with another person, ordering them to do things, whether or not one is actually their superior.
BOSS AROUND, verb. To act in a bossy manner with another person, ordering them to do things, whether or not one is actually their superior.
BOSS BOY, noun. (South Africa) (historical) The black leader of a gang of miners.
BOSS BOYS, noun. Plural of boss boy
BOSS KEY, noun. (chiefly video games) A key which, when pressed, hides a program from view by a superior in the workplace.
BOSS KEYS, noun. Plural of boss key
BOSS RUSH, noun. (video games) An extra stage in which the player faces all of the bosses of the game, one after another.
BOSS RUSHES, noun. Plural of boss rush

Dictionary definition

BOSS, noun. A person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman".
BOSS, noun. A person responsible for hiring workers; "the boss hired three more men for the new job".
BOSS, noun. A person who exercises control and makes decisions; "he is his own boss now".
BOSS, noun. A leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments; "party bosses have a reputation for corruption".
BOSS, noun. A circular rounded projection or protuberance.
BOSS, verb. Raise in a relief; "embossed stationery".
BOSS, adjective. Exceptionally good; "a boss hand at carpentry"; "his brag cornfield".

Wise words

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
Mohandas Gandhi