bossy


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offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power

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Just as I can't imagine a man being described as bossy, I can't imagine a woman succeeding in business, or even in politics, with that management philosophy.
Because, in their eyes, all girls should be encouraged to want to be leaders and if they don't, it's because someone told them they were bossy.
WE'VE always tried to explain to Freya from a young age why it is important not to be too bossy with other children and explained why.
And then out came Joseph and Mary, with the baby Jesus, surrounded by three wise men and three shepherds, and the Christmas story was relayed to the bossy fairies, who suddenly understood what Christmas was really all about.
The Germany lecture, where Bossy grapples the most with Protestant responses, is his least satisfactory chapter in part because of the difficulty of knowing to what confession he is referring.
Over and over again, McCarthy emphasizes that it would be misleading to interpret his allusions to johanna Spyri's Heidi and Adolf Loos's modernism, or the superficial similarities between the blood in Orgien-Mysterien-Theater and the ketchup in McCarthy's Bossy Burger, 1991, as signs of a direct reference to European archaism or modernism.
Bossy begins with Italy because he regards it as being a favored environment of that tradition.
Today, Sunburst Technology began shipping "Student Workshop: Don't Be So Bossy," a new video that introduces children in grades K-2 to basic assertiveness skills.
But she's become sensitive about the way high-achieving women like her are frequently dubbed bossy.
BEYONCE and Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg may be onto something with their new campaign, I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss.
Sheryl Sandberg Launches Ban Bossy Campaign Encouraging Girls to Lead
The singer has also shot for the campaign wherein she looks down the camera and says: "I'm not bossy - I'm the boss.
Sophie was bossy, she dragged Charlotte to bed one night because she knew what was best.
And if my mother-in-law had died closer to home - she passed away in Scotland - you can bet your bottom dollar Mam Jones and Bossy would be on the phone right now, booking the woman who did Mrs E's funeral.
And it wasn't until I met a very bossy person that I understood how they felt