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Origin of straw boss
Words nearby straw boss
Definition for straw boss (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Example sentences from the Web for straw boss
Most of it is taken up by a graphic inviting the visitor to participate in the 2016 online presidential straw poll.
Exactly one month after the first straw goat was erected in Gävle, it was mysteriously burned to a crisp.
Based on the hat he had created for himself, Stetson made a version called “The Boss of the Plains.”
NBC News boss Deborah Turness abruptly ousted the ‘Meet the Press’ host four months ago.David Gregory's 'Meet the Press' Eviction Exposed in Washingtonian Takedown|Lloyd Grove|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
He reached up for her big, rough straw hat that hung on a peg outside the door, and put it on her head.
In fact, so much of her smooth brow as could be seen under a broad-brimmed straw hat was wrinkled in a decided frown.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
He put on his big straw hat, and taking his umbrella from the stand in the hall, followed the lady in black, never overtaking her.
The clear, straw-colored fluid which is left after separation of the coagulum is called blood-serum.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Idioms and Phrases with straw boss
A subordinate boss, a worker who supervises other workers as well as performing regular duties. For example, Jim was pleased when he was promoted to straw boss. This term alludes to the person's position as a straw man, that is, a front or cover for the real boss and of only nominal importance. [Late 1800s]