Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun boss

5 senses of boss

Sense 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")
       => supervisor -- (one who supervises or has charge and direction of)

Sense 2
boss, hirer -- (a person responsible for hiring workers; "the boss hired three more men for the new job")
       => employer -- (a person or firm that employs workers)

Sense 3
boss -- (a person who exercises control and makes decisions; "he is his own boss now")
       => leader -- (a person who rules or guides or inspires others)

Sense 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")
       => politician, politico, pol, political leader -- (a person active in party politics)

Sense 5
knob, boss -- (a circular rounded projection or protuberance)
       => projection -- (any structure that branches out from a central support)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb boss

1 sense of boss

Sense 1
emboss, boss, stamp -- (raise in a relief; "embossed stationery")
       => impress, imprint -- (mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; "To make a batik, you impress a design with wax")

Antonyms of adj boss

1 sense of boss

Sense 1
boss, brag -- (exceptionally good; "a boss hand at carpentry"; "his brag cornfield")

INDIRECT (VIA superior) -> inferior -- (of low or inferior quality)

Similarity of adj boss

1 sense of boss

Sense 1
boss, brag -- (exceptionally good; "a boss hand at carpentry"; "his brag cornfield")
       => superior (vs. inferior) -- (of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students")

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