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  Definition of boss
  1. a circular rounded projection or protuberance
  2. a person responsible for hiring workers; "the boss hired three more men for the new job"
  3. a person who exercises control and makes decisions; "he is his own boss now"
  4. a person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
  5. a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments; "party bosses have a reputation for corruption"
  6. raise in a relief; "embossed stationary"
  7. exceptionally good; "a boss hand at carpentry"; "his brag cornfield"
Similar Words: knob, hirer, foreman, chief, gaffer, honcho, party boss, political boss, emboss, stamp, brag

 

Hyponyms: knobble, nailhead, guvnor, old man, drug baron, drug lord, baas, ganger, straw boss, assistant foreman, block

 

Derivational Morphology: emboss, stamp, hire, engage, employ, seal, impression, knob, relief, relievo, rilievo, embossment, sculptural relief

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 老板   Dutch: baas  
French: patron   German: Chef  
Interlingua: chef   Italian: capo  
Polish: szef   Romanian: şef  
Spanish: jefe   Swedish: chef  
 
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