bossy

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Synonyms for bossy

Synonyms for bossy

Synonyms for bossy

offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power

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BUS drivers are the bossiest of road users, according to a new study of driving habits.
IT is the job interview that nightmares are made of - a 12-week crash course in humiliation accompanied by the bossiest, worst dregs of humanity the BBC's considerable research teamcould find.
Wife number one, and the bossiest, is supply teacher Barbara (Jeanne Tripplehorn).
But even though he's the smallest, he's the bossiest.
apprentice, he could already ride everything in the yard, from my children's dodgy three-day event ponies to the bossiest colt and the bitchiest filly.
Mum adds: "Jannat is the naughtier one, but Zainab is bossiest.
Manly purveyors of the bossiest of boss (punk) rock in the late '70s, these guys are back at it again.
It is ironic that the gated classical-colonial estates of 1990s 'New Urbanists' have the bossiest and least democratic of all planning policies, but succeed most in the supposedly liberal USA: apparently, it is the actual built quality of the city that determines its success; but how one misses that mid-century vision and excitement today.
The bossiest and most repressed, she holds herself responsible for keeping the family solvent and respectable.
Not only is he the loudest, the bossiest, and seems always to have the most spittle on his lips, but he also has been dead wrong about virtually everything, from the state of the economy to who would win the election.
Despite her reputation as the bossiest in the line-up, Carol's sweeter side could have her construed as a bit of a pussycat.