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boss  

  ( bosses    plural & 3rd person present)   ( bossing    present participle)   ( bossed    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   Your boss is the person in charge of the organization or department where you work.  
usu with supp, oft poss N  
He cannot stand his boss..., Occasionally I have to go and ask the boss for a rise.     
2       n-count   If you are theboss in a group or relationship, you are the person who makes all the decisions.  
INFORMAL   usu the N in sing  
He thinks he's the boss.     
3       verb   If you say that someone bosses you, you mean that they keep telling you what to do in a way that is irritating.   (=order around)  
We cannot boss them into doing more...      V n prep/adv  
`You are not to boss me!' she shouted.      V n  
      Boss around, or in British English boss about, means the same as boss., phrasal verb  
He started bossing people around and I didn't like what was happening.      V n P, Also V P n (not pron)  
4    If you are your own boss, you work for yourself or make your own decisions and do not have anyone telling you what to do.  
be one's own boss      phrase   V inflects  
I'm very much my own boss and no one interferes with what I do.      boss around   , boss about  
    boss 3  
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boss  

[1]  
1   
      n   administrator, big cheese     (slang, old-fashioned)   chief, director, employer, executive, foreman, gaffer     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   governor     (informal)   head, kingpin, leader, manager, master, Mister Big     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   numero uno     (informal)   overseer, owner, superintendent, supervisor, torchbearer  
2   
      vb   administrate, call the shots, call the tune, command, control, direct, employ, manage, oversee, run, superintend, supervise, take charge  

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boss   [2]  
      n   knob, nub, nubble, point, protuberance, stud, tip  

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n.
my idiot of a brother that monster of a boss
de: mon imbécile de frère, ce monstre de patron

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