boss

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbɒs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bɔs, bɑs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bôs, bos; adj. Scot. bos)


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boss

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [good, kind, jerk, strict] boss
  2. [union, trade, company] bosses
  3. my [former, new, current] boss
  4. am my own boss (now)
  5. is a [mob, crime] boss (in)
  6. my boss [said, asked, did]
  7. the boss [wants, asked] to see you (now)
  8. the boss is [away, traveling, in a meeting]
  9. need to [ask, run it past, speak with] my boss (first)
  10. asked my boss to [give, make, take]
  11. asked my boss for a [day off, raise]
  12. show them who's boss (around here)
  13. you're not the boss of me!
  14. boss of the [company, wing, branch]
  15. slang: (doing it) like a boss
adj
  1. is the boss man
  2. slang: a boss [meal, smartphone, gadget, shot, chick, guy]
  3. UK: is boss-eyed
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