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Synonyms for bossy
ˈbɒs i, ˈbɔ sibossy

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Wiktionary

  1. bossyadjective

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

  2. bossyadjective

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. autocratic, bossy, dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptoryadjective

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bossynoun

    Synonyms:
    [childish term.] calf

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bossyadjective

    Synonyms:
    studded, dictatorial, domineering, imperious, arbitrary, masterful, authoritative

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bossy":

    authoritarian, tyrannical, authoritative

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How to use bossy in a sentence?

  1. Cullen Stanley:

    [He] happened to be a few hundred yards behind me and was able to box [Bold and Bossy] in between his truck and the guardrail and get her back to the race track safely.

  2. Kristen Lee Costa:

    You want to have plenty of verbal exit strategies in your arsenal, some of my favorites: ‘Yes, that person can come off as bossy, but I also think she has a lot of leadership potential’ and ‘I understand you’re really frustrated right now, and I am happy to talk with you later, once you’ve had some time to decompress a bit.’.

  3. Eva Mendes:

    Sometimes it feels like we are running some kind of bed-and-breakfast with very drunk and aggressive guests, we really do feel like we are working in a hotel, and the guests are angry and bossy and demand food brought to them. And by the time they go to sleep, were left to just clean up and talk about how theyve treated us that day!

  4. Jeff Inman:

    We are thankful that Bold and Bossy was reunited safely with her owner following the incident, we are also pleased that the jockey sustained no injuries from the fall.

  5. Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia:

    She's so bossy that we call her "the Governess.


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