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Definitions of boss:

part of speech: verb transitive

To decorate with ornamental nails, knobs, or studs.

part of speech: verb transitive

To hold mastery over; to direct; to manage.

part of speech: adjective

Bossy.

part of speech: noun

A master- workman; a manager; a superintendent; colloquially, a political dictator.

part of speech: verb transitive

To ornament with bosses.

part of speech: noun

An ornament of silver, ivory, or other material, which stands out on a flat surface; as, the boss ornamenting a shield; a knob; a raised ornament on a ceiling.

part of speech: noun

A master, an employer of labor, a politician who holds control of large patronage and uses his influence for selfish and partisan purposes. Also a name for the buffalo among Western huntsmen. ( Amer.).

part of speech: noun

A knob or stud: a raised or nament.

part of speech: noun

Something raised from the surface; a protuberance; a stud or knob; in geol., a rounded mass of rock that has resisted denudation, or a sudden protrusion of trap or other igneous rock; a short trough for holding mortar when tiling a roof.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be master.

Usage examples for boss:

  • " That is a boss lether," said Corrigan. "The Comstock Club", Charles Carroll Goodwin
  • I spoke in a low voice: " So boss so boss "Adventures In Contentment", David Grayson AKA: Ray Stannard Baker
  • Boss or no Boss I pack you out if I catch you. "O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921", Various
  • " I'll boss this job," said Roosevelt. "The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt", Oliver Remey Henry Cochems Wheeler Bloodgood
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