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Synonyms of boss in English:


  • 1 the boss of a large company
    head, chief, director, president, principal, chief executive, chair, manager;
    supervisor, foreman, overseer, controller, authority figure;
    employer, owner, proprietor
    informal number one, kingpin, bossman, boss lady, top dog, bigwig, big cheese, head honcho, big kahuna
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  • 1 you have no right to boss me around
    order around, dictate to, lord it over, bully, push around, domineer, dominate, pressurize, browbeat;
    call the shots for, lay down the law on, bulldoze, walk all over, railroad
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