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BOSS British & World English

Bureau of State Security

boss1 British & World English

A person who is in charge of a worker or organization

boss2 British & World English

A stud on the centre of a shield

Bureau of State Security British & World English

The former South African intelligence and security organization under apartheid

BOSS in Bureau of State Security British & World English

The former South African intelligence and security organization under apartheid

boss-eyed British & World English

Cross-eyed or squinting

boss key British & World English

A computer game facility which enables users to avoid detection when playing at work by displaying a spreadsheet or other fake display when a certain key is pressed

pit boss British & World English

An employee in a casino in charge of gaming tables

boss-cocky British & World English

A farmer who employs labour

straw boss British & World English

A junior supervisor with some responsibility but little authority

trail boss British & World English

A foreman in charge of a cattle drive

pannikin boss British & World English

A minor overseer or foreman

show someone who's boss in boss1 British & World English

Make it clear that it is oneself who is in charge

show someone who's boss British & World English

Make it clear that it is oneself who is in charge

deboss British & World English

Stamp (a design) into the surface of an object so that it is indented

bossman British & World English

A man in charge of a worker or organization

Tweed, William M. British & World English

(1823–78) US politician; known as Boss Tweed. As a New York City official and a state senator 1867–71, he became the leader of Tammany Hall, the executive committee of New York City’s Democratic Party and a ring of political corruption, that swindled the state treasury out of as much as $200 million. Convicted in 1873, he fled to Cuba and then Spain, but was extradited in 1876 and returned to a New York jail, where he died

boss-cockies in boss-cocky British & World English

A farmer who employs labour

Boss Tweed in Tweed, William M. British & World English

(1823–78) US politician; known as Boss Tweed. As a New York City official and a state senator 1867–71, he became the leader of Tammany Hall, the executive committee of New York City’s Democratic Party and a ring of political corruption, that swindled the state treasury out of as much as $200 million. Convicted in 1873, he fled to Cuba and then Spain, but was extradited in 1876 and returned to a New York jail, where he died

boss English Thesaurus

he is the boss of a large trading company

boss English-Spanish

jefe,

boss-eyed English-Spanish

bizco, turnio Chifamiliar/colloquial

boss around English-Spanish

mangonear AmLfamiliar/colloquial, mandonear familiar/colloquial

boss about English-Spanish

mangonear AmLfamiliar/colloquial, mandonear familiar/colloquial

a Mafia boss in boss English-Spanish

un capo de la Mafia

a Mafia boss in Mafia English-Spanish

un capo de la Mafia

the boss wants you in want English-Spanish

el jefe te quiere ver

teach them who's boss in teach English-Spanish

demuéstrales quién manda

what the boss says goes in go English-Spanish

lo que dice el jefe, va a misa

you have to keep in with the teacher/boss in keep English-Spanish

hay que estar en buenas relaciones con el profesor/el jefe

you have to keep in with the teacher/boss in keep in with English-Spanish

hay que estar en buenas relaciones con el profesor/el jefe

you decide, you're the boss in boss English-Spanish

decídelo tú, que eres el que manda

I want to be my own boss in boss English-Spanish

quiero ser mi propio patrón

he's very free with his boss in free English-Spanish

se toma muchas libertades con su jefe

he's very pally with the boss in pally English-Spanish

está íntimo con el jefe, él y el jefe son muy cuates

he's very thick with the boss in thick English-Spanish

el jefe y él están a partir un piñón, el jefe y él son uña y carne

my boss treats me as an equal in equal English-Spanish

mi jefe me trata como a su igual


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