baas baas  /ˈbɑz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) South African term for `boss'

Usage(s):

  1. In Chicago this week, amid bellows, oinks, neighs and baas, with the skirl of a bagpipe band, exuberant farmers gathered for the 42nd International Livestock Exposition.
  2. In the Afrikaner nation of Hendrik Verwoerd, there is no nonsense about who is baas.

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  • "I've played for England against the Baa Baas, so I know what a great occasion these games at Twickenham can be," Corry said on the Barbarians website (www.barbarianfc.co.uk).
    on Mar 30, 2009 By: Martin Corry Source: Reuters UK

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