Definitions for bossyˈbɒs i, ˈbɔ si

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

boss•yˈbɔ si, ˈbɒs i(adj.)boss•i•er, boss•i•est.

  1. given to ordering people about; overly authoritative; domineering.

Origin of bossy:

1880–85, Amer.; boss1+-y1

boss′i•ness(n.)

boss•yˈbɔ si, ˈbɒs i(adj.)boss•i•er, boss•i•est.

  1. studded with bosses.

Origin of bossy:

1535–45; boss2+-y1

bos•syˈbɒs i, ˈbɔ si(n.)(pl.)-sies.

  1. a familiar name for a cow or calf.

Origin of bossy:

1835–45, Amer.; boss3+-y2

Princeton's WordNet

  1. autocratic, bossy, dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptory(adj)

    offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power

    "an autocratic person"; "autocratic behavior"; "a bossy way of ordering others around"; "a rather aggressive and dominating character"; "managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way"; "a swaggering peremptory manner"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. bossy(adjective)ˈbɒs i, ˈbɔ si

    ≠ submissive

    a bossy child

Wiktionary

  1. bossy(Adjective)

    tending to give orders to others, especially when unwarranted; domineering

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bossy(adj)

    ornamented with bosses; studded

  2. Bossy(noun)

    a cow or calf; -- familiarly so called

Freebase

  1. Bossy

    "Bossy" is a song by American R&B singer Kelis, featuring American rapper Too Short. Written by Novel Stevenson, Shondrae "Bangladesh" Crawford, Too Short, and Sean Garrett, it was released in the United States in May 2006 as the lead single from Kelis' fourth studio album, Kelis Was Here. The song peaked at number 16 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, making it the singer's second biggest Hot 100 hit thus far, as well as Too Short's only top 40 hit to date. While "Bossy" entered the top ten in Finland and the top 20 in Australia and New Zealand, it failed to chart or sell noticeably elsewhere. On December 11, 2006, "Bossy" was certified double platinum by the RIAA. The Redsoul 8055y remix was part of the runway soundtrack of the 2006 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. The song was featured on the 30 Rock episode "The Aftermath". It was featured on TV-hit The O.C. in the episode The Graduates.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

bossy(adjective)

liking to order others about.

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