AskDefine | Define bossy

Dictionary Definition

bossy adj : offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power; "an autocratic person"; "autocratic behavior"; "a bossy way of ordering others around"; "a rather aggressive and dominating character"; "managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way"; "a swaggering peremptory manner" [syn: autocratic, dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptory] [also: bossiest, bossier]

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  1. tending to give orders to others, especially when unwarranted; domineering


tending to give orders to others

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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