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Dictionary definition for: Boss

1. (n) a person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"

2. (v) raise in a relief; "embossed stationary"

3. (s) exceptionally good; "a boss hand at carpentry" "his brag cornfield"

4. (n) a person responsible for hiring workers; "the boss hired three more men for the new job"

5. (n) a person who exercises control and makes decisions; "he is his own boss now"

6. (n) a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments; "party bosses have a reputation for corruption"

7. (n) a circular rounded projection or protuberance

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