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boss

 
Adjective boss has 1 sense
  1. boss, brag - exceptionally good; "a boss hand at carpentry"; "his brag cornfield"
    Antonym: inferior (indirect, via superior)
Noun boss has 5 senses
  1. foreman, chief, gaffer, honcho, boss - a person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
    --1 is a kind of supervisor
    --1 has particulars: baas; ganger; straw boss, assistant foreman
  2. boss, hirer - a person responsible for hiring workers; "the boss hired three more men for the new job"
    --2 is a kind of employer
    --2 has particulars: guvnor; old man
  3. boss - a person who exercises control and makes decisions; "he is his own boss now"
    --3 is a kind of
    leader
    --3 has particulars: drug baron, drug lord
  4. party boss, political boss, boss - a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments; "party bosses have a reputation for corruption"
    --4 is a kind of politician, politico, pol, political leader
  5. knob, boss - a circular rounded projection or protuberance
    --5 is a kind of projection
    --5 has particulars: knobble; nailhead
    Derived form: verb boss1
Verb boss has 1 sense
  1. emboss, boss, stamp - raise in a relief; "embossed stationary"
    --1 is one way to impress, imprint
    Derived form: noun boss5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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