"boss" in the noun sense
1. foreman, chief, gaffer, honcho, boss
a person who exercises control over workers
"if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
2. boss, hirer
a person responsible for hiring workers
"the boss hired three more men for the new job"
a person who exercises control and makes decisions
"he is his own boss now"
4. party boss, political boss, boss
a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments
"party bosses have a reputation for corruption"
5. knob, boss
a circular rounded projection or protuberance
"boss" in the verb sense
1. emboss, boss, stamp
raise in a relief
"boss" in the adjective sense
1. boss, brag
"a boss hand at carpentry"
"his brag cornfield"
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