Definition of 'boss'
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You come across so smartly and can impress the toughest boss or a group of experts. The Sun (2016)She is stylish, loves leather and bossing men around. Times, Sunday Times (2016)More than 50 serious concerns have now gone to bosses as part of a whistleblower scheme. The Sun (2016)WORKERS will be given the power to block excessive wage rises for their bosses under plans to be unveiled this week. The Sun (2016)There were no witnesses, but she told her boss and handed in her notice after he refused to do anything about it. The Sun (2016)She said:'It was just like talking to my boss about work. The Sun (2016)As it is bosses don't want to appear out of touch or have disgruntled employees complaining about the set-up. The Sun (2017)But that is no surprise as he sees similarities between his new and old bosses. The Sun (2013)What should you do if your boss often comes into work smelling unpleasant? Times, Sunday Times (2011)The ability to boss other people around destroys much of human decency. THROWING THE ELEPHANT (2002)Twitter users questioned whether that was aimed at her property boss hubby. The Sun (2012)But the new boss just wants a proper go at it this time. The Sun (2007)Having the national team boss in charge sends out a strong message. The Sun (2012)And it also becomes a way in which bosses and governments make their problems your fault. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Telling your boss may put him in an embarrassing situation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We did our best to boss him around and keep him out of our way. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Health unions last night blasted the huge pay rises for bosses. The Sun (2010)Site bosses must hand all such messages to cops. The Sun (2011)Where could party bosses parachute him in? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Your boss asks you to do a piece of work for the following day. The Sun (2010)What on earth is the boss talking about this time? The Sun (2008) Politicians and union bosses are demanding an independent inquiry. Times, Sunday Times (2010)England's caretaker boss names his squad today. The Sun (2012)Normally, players turn it on for the new boss. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Online Lloyds banking group to reignite bosses' bonus row timesonline. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'boss'
British English: boss /bɒs/ NOUN
Your boss is the person in charge of the organization or department where you work.
He cannot stand his boss.
- American English: boss
- Arabic: زَعيم
- Brazilian Portuguese: chefe
- Chinese: 上司
- Croatian: šef
- Czech: šéf
- Danish: chef
- Dutch: baas
- European Spanish: jefe
- Finnish: pomo
- French: patron
- German: Boss
- Greek: αφεντικό
- Italian: capo
- Japanese: ボス
- Korean: 우두머리
- Norwegian: sjef
- Polish: szef
- European Portuguese: chefe
- Romanian: șef
- Russian: руководитель
- Spanish: jefe
- Swedish: chef
- Thai: เจ้านาย
- Turkish: patron
- Ukrainian: бос
- Vietnamese: ông chủ
Definition of boss from the Collins English Dictionary
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