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Meaning of BOSSY

Pronunciation:  'bâsee

WordNet Dictionary
[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"

BOSSY is a 5 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: autocratic, dominating, domineering, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptory



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Boss"y\, a.
    Ornamented with bosses; studded.
  2. \Bos"sy\, n. [Dim. fr. Prov. E. boss in boss-calf,
    buss-calf, for boose-calf, prop., a calf kept in the stall.
    See 1st {Boose}.]
    A cow or calf; -- familiarly so called. [U. S.]
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