bossy

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbɒsi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbɔsi, ˈbɑsi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bôsē, bosē)


Inflections of 'bossy' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
bossier
adj comparative
bossiest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'bossy' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": bossies
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bossy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is a bossy [supervisor, child, mother]
  2. is a bossy, meddling [supervisor]
  3. is bossy and [demanding, controlling]
  4. don't be so bossy!
  5. don't (you) get bossy with me!
  6. stop being bossy [to, with] him
  7. are being [too, so] bossy
  8. Why are you (always) so bossy?
  9. UK: is such a bossy boots!
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