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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power.

Usage examples (32)
  • However, they are often described as bossy, spoiled and lonely, reports the Globe and Mail.
  • If that means she is labeled "bossy" in the meantime, then so be it.
  • Internally, too, she quelled her "bossy" self to cultivate a "breezy, natural sense of sweetness."
  • It also avoids the appearance of being overly ego-centric - and "bossy" by expecting everyone to speak English. for more
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