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Definition for boss (2 of 4)
- an ornamental, knoblike projection, as a carved keystone at the intersection of ogives.
- a stone roughly formed and set in place for later carving.
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for boss
Two months later, Murphy took over the intelligence office after his boss retired and proceeded to have multiple meetings with Cuccinelli on the HTA.What to make of the DHS whistleblower’s shocking complaint|Alex Ward|September 11, 2020|Vox
You might fool me about how well you do your job, you might fool your boss about how well you do your job, but you will never fool you.Podcast recommendations for a better life and career from Fortune’s 40 under 40|Aric Jenkins|September 5, 2020|Fortune
Manu Kumar Jain, 39, global vice president, Xiaomi, and managing director, Xiaomi IndiaThe best advice I ever received was from my first boss at McKinsey & Company, Ireena Vittal, who also recruited me into the firm.
Shivani Siroya, 38, CEO & founder at TalaThe best career advice I ever received came from my boss, Eva Weissman, when I was working at the United Nations Population Fund.
Already short-staffed in light of cost cuts, agency bosses will need to weigh up their chances of winning new business with the impact it will have on work for current clients.
Based on the hat he had created for himself, Stetson made a version called “The Boss of the Plains.”
Like his boss al-Baghdadi, he was captured by U.S. forces and served time in Camp Bucca.Iraqi Kurds Get Their Groove Back, End Siege of Mount Sinjar|Jamie Dettmer|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I later told my boss about what had happened, but she told me that I probably misunderstood the situation.
His sensitivity to this problem came out in his first sharp disagreement with his boss, VMI superintendent Francis H. Smith.
Scrutinizing the lines on your face, she strokes your cheek and asks if your boss is working you too hard.
They would not naturally keep the boss waiting long, for O'Byrn made no doubt that he was with them.The Lash|Olin L. Lyman
The boss's hand was upon the boy's knee and he was talking earnestly.Connie Morgan in the Lumber Camps|James B. Hendryx
Johnny's abject tone—he who had been so high-chested in the past—may have had its effect upon the boss.Skyrider|B. M. Bower
Little by little this shadow of the old system changes into that of the "boss" of the settlement and ward.The Social Evolution of the Argentine Republic|Ernesto Quesada
The Republican "boss" was a tall, thin, United States senator.As A Chinaman Saw Us|Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for boss (1 of 4)
Word Origin for boss
British Dictionary definitions for boss (2 of 4)
- an area of increased thickness, usually cylindrical, that strengthens or provides room for a locating device on a shaft, hub of a wheel, etc
- a similar projection around a hole in a casting or fabricated component