Definition of Boss around

1. Verb. Be bossy towards. "They want to boss around the prisoners "; "Her big brother always bullied her when she was young"

Exact synonyms: Ballyrag, Browbeat, Bully, Bullyrag, Hector, Push Around, Strong-arm
Generic synonyms: Intimidate
Specialized synonyms: Domineer, Tyrannise, Tyrannize



Definition of Boss around

1. Verb. To act in a bossy manner with another person, ordering them to do things, whether or not one is actually their superior. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boss Around

bosonising
bosonization
bosonizations
bosonize
bosonized
bosonizes
bosonizing
bosons
bosque
bosques
bosquet
bosquets
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boss-eyed
boss about
boss around (current term)
boss key
bossa nova
bossage
bossages
bossdom
bossdoms
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bossed about
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bosselated
bosselation
bosser
bosses
bosses about

Literary usage of Boss around

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1. Practical Rules for the Proportions of Modern Engines and Boilers for Land by Nicholas Procter Burgh (1865)
"Thickness of metal of boss around shaft = diameter of shaft x .4. Thickness of metal of boss around pin = diameter of pin x .375. ..."

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