There are 2 definitions of bossy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɒsi
 
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adjective (bossier, bossiest)

informal

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bossily

adverb
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  • ‘Now,’ I said bossily, ‘You're going to take off your clothes and dry yourself off, and then you're going to get dressed into some warm clothes.’
  • Before Leanne could tell Chloe she didn't feel like going to the dance, Mrs. Brawnings had shoved through and bossily ordered everyone out of the room.
  • She bossily took his arm away from my shoulders.

bossiness

noun
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  • It's from such child-play, along with the bossiness of their grandmother, that Barrie gets the inspiration for the work that will become Peter Pan.
  • And Harry's friend Hermione is getting through her childhood bossiness and becoming the most moral and decent character in the books, as well as being smart and powerful.
  • Don't tolerate tantrums, disrespect or bossiness.

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There are 2 definitions of bossy in English:

bossy2

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɒsi
 
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noun (plural bossies)

US informal
  • A cow or calf.
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    • Alongside Karoo lamb, infused with those tough little Karoo bossies, the delicacy of the month could be Nahoon pork.

Origin

mid 19th century of unknown origin.

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