Meaning of “order around someone” in the English Dictionary

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"order around someone" in American English

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order around someone

phrasal verb with order us /ˈɔr·dər/ verb

to tell someone what to do in an annoying way:

The older waitresses didn’t talk to her except to order her around.

(Definition of “order around someone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)