Definitions for BOSSbɒs, bɔs

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. foreman, chief, gaffer, honcho, boss(noun)

    a person who exercises control over workers

    "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"

  2. boss, hirer(noun)

    a person responsible for hiring workers

    "the boss hired three more men for the new job"

  3. boss(noun)

    a person who exercises control and makes decisions

    "he is his own boss now"

  4. party boss, political boss, boss(noun)

    a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments

    "party bosses have a reputation for corruption"

  5. knob, boss(adj)

    a circular rounded projection or protuberance

  6. boss, brag(verb)

    exceptionally good

    "a boss hand at carpentry"; "his brag cornfield"

  7. emboss, boss, stamp(verb)

    raise in a relief

    "embossed stationery"

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Boss(noun)

    any protuberant part; a round, swelling part or body; a knoblike process; as, a boss of wood

  2. Boss(noun)

    a protuberant ornament on any work, either of different material from that of the work or of the same, as upon a buckler or bridle; a stud; a knob; the central projection of a shield. See Umbilicus

  3. Boss(noun)

    a projecting ornament placed at the intersection of the ribs of ceilings, whether vaulted or flat, and in other situations

  4. 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

  5. Boss(noun)

    the enlarged part of a shaft, on which a wheel is keyed, or at the end, where it is coupled to another

  6. Boss(noun)

    a swage or die used for shaping metals

  7. Boss(noun)

    a head or reservoir of water

  8. Boss(verb)

    to ornament with bosses; to stud

  9. Boss(noun)

    a master workman or superintendent; a director or manager; a political dictator

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BOSS' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3221

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BOSS' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2429

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BOSS' in Nouns Frequency: #1105

Anagrams of BOSS »

  1. BSOs

  2. Sobs


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