HyperDic: boss

English > 7 senses of the word boss:
NOUNperson boss, foreman, chief, gaffer, honchoa person who exercises control over workers
person boss, hirera person responsible for hiring workers
person bossa person who exercises control and makes decisions
person boss, party boss, political bossa leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments
artifactboss, knoba circular rounded projection or protuberance
ADJECTIVEallboss, bragexceptionally good
VERBcontactboss, emboss, stampraise in a relief
boss > pronunciation
Soundsbaa's; bao's
Rhymesalbatross ... semigloss: 20 rhymes with aas...
across ... toss: 21 rhymes with aos...
English > boss: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningexceptionally good.
Example"a boss hand at carpentry"
Synonymbrag
BroadersuperiorOf high or superior quality or performance
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > boss: 7 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who exercises control over workers.
Synonymsforeman, chief, gaffer, honcho
NarrowerbaasSouth African term for 'boss'
gangerThe foreman of a work gang
straw boss, assistant foremanA member of a work gang who supervises the other workers
BroadersupervisorOne who supervises or has charge and direction of
Spanishcapitoste, caporal, gaffer, jefa, jefe, patrona, patrón
Catalancapitost, cap, gaffer, patró, patrona
Adjectivesbossyoffensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
English > boss: 7 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person responsible for hiring workers.
Example"the boss hired three more men for the new job"
Synonymhirer
Narrowerguvnor(British slang) boss
old man(slang) boss
BroaderemployerA person or firm that employs workers
Spanishjefa, jefe, patrona, patrón
Catalancap, patró, patrona
English > boss: 7 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person who exercises control and makes decisions.
Example"he is his own boss now"
Narrowerdrug baron, drug lordA person who controls an organization dealing in illegal drugs
BroaderleaderA person who rules or guides or inspires others
Spanishjefa, jefe
Catalancap
English > boss: 7 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments.
Example"party bosses have a reputation for corruption"
Synonymsparty boss, political boss
Broaderpolitician, politico, pol, political leaderA person active in party politics
Spanishlíder, líder político
Catalanlíder polític
English > boss: 7 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA circular rounded projection or protuberance.
Synonymknob
NarrowerknobbleA small knob
nailheadflattened boss on the end of nail opposite to the point
BroaderprojectionAny structure that branches out from a central support
Spanishsaliente redondo
Verbsbossraise in a relief
English > boss: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningRaise in a relief.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"embossed stationery"
Synonymsemboss, stamp
NarrowerblockStamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block
Broaderimpress, imprintmark or stamp with or as if with pressure
Spanishabollar, repujar
Catalanestampar en relleu
Nounsbossa circular rounded projection or protuberance

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