bossdom

[ baws-duh m, bos- ]
/ ˈbɔs dəm, ˈbɒs- /

noun

the status, influence, or power of a boss, especially a political boss.

Nearby words

  1. boss screen,
  2. boss-eyed,
  3. bossa nova,
  4. bossage,
  5. bossboy,
  6. bosselated,
  7. bosset,
  8. bosseyed,
  9. bossier city,
  10. bossing

Origin of bossdom

First recorded in 1885–90; boss1 + -dom

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