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Synonyms for bossy
ˈbɒs i, ˈbɔ si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. autocratic, bossy, dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptory(adj)

    offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power

    "an autocratic person"; "autocratic behavior"; "a bossy way of ordering others around"; "a rather aggressive and dominating character"; "managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way"; "a swaggering peremptory manner"

    Synonyms:
    overlooking, authoritarian, despotic, ascendant, distinguished, autocratic, dominating, commanding, magisterial, imposing, tyrannical, high-and-mighty, grand, tyrannic, ascendent, peremptory, dictatorial

    Antonyms:
    submissive

Wiktionary

  1. bossy(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    tyrannical, dictatorial, demanding, inflexible, commanding, authoritarian

  2. bossy(adjective)

    tending to give orders to others, especially when unwarranted; domineering

    Synonyms:
    demanding, commanding, tyrannical, dictatorial, authoritarian, inflexible

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bossy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [childish term.] calf

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    authoritarian, tyrannical, authoritative

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Veena
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