boss boss  /ˈbɑs/


  1. (n) a person who exercises control over workers
  2. (n) a person responsible for hiring workers
  3. (n) a person who exercises control and makes decisions
  4. (n) a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments
  5. (n) a circular rounded projection or protuberance
  6. (v) raise in a relief
  7. (adj) exceptionally good

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  1. I don't have a bad boss right now, but if I did, I sure as heck wouldn't blog about it on my employer's web site.
  2. Lucky offered to eliminate his boss and end the violence, which he saw as disruptive to business.
  3. The boss with perhaps the best chance of extending his grip across Sicily one way or the other is Matteo Messina Denaro, 45, of the western coastal city of Trapani.


  1. 8 Things Your Boss Wishes You Knew

    Want to get on your boss's good side and do better at work? One way is to understand her perspective, and the perspective of a manager can be very different from yours as an employee. Here are eight things your boss probably wishes you knew.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: U.S.News & World Report LP via Yahoo! News

  2. Boss Litho Installs Mitsubishi UV Perfector to Enter New Markets

    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. -- Boss Litho Inc. has achieved impressive growth in less than three years in existence. The printing company’s CEO, Jean-Paul Nataf, is justifiably delighted because he knows that not every fledgling print shop makes it, let alone sees its sales leap to $12 million in such a short span of time with only 35 people and two shifts of eight hours each. To give City ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. Chelsea boss Mourinho adamant he would have rejected Manchester United job

    The Portuguese boss says that the Blues were the only side he was interested in joining, claiming that he would even have turned down the chance to follow Sir Alex Ferguson
    on June 16, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! Sports


  1. "On 'House Party' I would talk to you and bring out the fact that you had been letting your boss beat you at golf over a period of months as part of your campaign to get a raise," Linkletter wrote.
    on May 26, 2010 By: Art Linkletter Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "They've been doing their jobs; I'll put it that way," Rivers said. "So have the players. They've been very vocal in their support. But that's good. We're very close. (Ainge) is my boss, and he's also one of my best friends. You look around...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Doc Rivers Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I spoke to him after training yesterday evening and he said he preferred to be on the bench," Eriksson said. "He said 'Boss, if you need me, I am there'. I hoped we would not need him but we wanted to win the game so we did what we did. We...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Sven-Goran Eriksson Source: Jamaica Gleaner

Word of the Day
subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /