- She's strong without being bossy.
- Stop being so schoolmarmish and bossy!
- Blake may seem bossy, but I'll tell you it's Lisa that really wears the trousers in that relationship.
- My older sister was very bossy.
- Girls of that age can get quite bossy.
adverb uk /ˈbɒs.əl.i/ us /ˈbɑː.səl.i/
noun [ U ] uk /ˈbɒs.i.nəs/ /ˈbɑː.si.nəs/