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boss 1

American English: /bɔs/
British English: /bɒs/

noun

[colloquial]
  • 1 (superior)
    (employer, factory owner etc) patrón (-trona) (masculine, feminine)
    you decide, you're the boss
    decídelo tú, que eres el que manda
    the bosses and the workers
    los patronos or la patronal y los trabajadores
    I want to be my own boss
    quiero ser mi propio patrón
    Example sentences
    • Four in 10 office workers say they think bosses regularly charge personal items back to the company.
    • Union bosses believe railway maintenance workers are still risking their lives because lessons from the Tebay rail tragedy remain unlearned.
    • Blum's first act was to stop the strike wave by organising talks between the bosses and the unions.
    Example sentences
    • Traditionally, men are supposed to be in control and be the boss at work.
    • The ENTIRE point of blogs is being the boss and controlling content.
    • It does take a while to get used to, but remember, to teach your dog anything, you must be the leader and the boss.

Phrasal verbs

boss around

boss about verb + object + adverb
[colloquial]
mandonear [colloquial]
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boss 2

American English: /bɔs/
British English: /bɒs/

noun

  • 1 (on vault)
    Example sentences
    • In the medieval Hall of St Mary, Green Men occur as bosses, corbels, in tapestry, and in stained glass.
    • The western bay of the vault, built in 1362, carries a hanging boss suspended by eight dramatic flying ribs.
    • Four floral bosses help secure the flying ribs, while an intricate carved star hangs from the center and anchors the inner square.
  • 3 (on shield)
    Example sentences
    • As we walked by I saw Yrling's and Toki's war-kits, for they were easy to discern by the fineness of the helmets and the gilt upon the bosses of their shields.
    • A number of other male graves contained shield bosses and spear heads, although all traces of the wooden shields and spears had long disappeared.
    • Thorfast would at least have had a heavy wooden shield with a metal boss that he'd have held on his left arm. and an eight-foot-long, metal-tipped ash spear.
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