bossnoun [C]uk /bɒs/ us /bɑːs/
boss noun [C] (MANAGER)
- I informed my boss that I was going to be away next week.
- His boss gave him a severe reprimand for being late.
- "How are you getting on with your new boss?" "Not bad."
- I asked my boss if I could have some time off to go to the dentist.
- As a boss you have to delegate responsibilities to your staff.
boss noun [C] (DECORATION)
bossverb [T usually + adv/prep]uk /bɒs/ us /bɑːs/ informal disapproving
bossadjectiveuk /bɒs/ us /bɑːs/ slang