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Definitions of boss:
  • noun:   a person responsible for hiring workers
    Example: "The boss hired three more men for the new job"
  • noun:   a person who exercises control and makes decisions
    Example: "He is his own boss now"
  • noun:   a circular rounded projection or protuberance
  • noun:   a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments
    Example: "Party bosses have a reputation for corruption"
  • noun:   a person who exercises control over workers
  • verb:   raise in a relief
    Example: "Embossed stationary"
  • adjective:   exceptionally good
    Example: "A boss hand at carpentry"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 33333 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #3714)

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