Synonyms for boss


1. foreman, chief, gaffer, honcho, boss, supervisor
usage: a person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
2. boss, hirer, employer
usage: a person responsible for hiring workers; "the boss hired three more men for the new job"
3. boss, leader
usage: a person who exercises control and makes decisions; "he is his own boss now"
4. party boss, political boss, boss, politician, politico, pol, political leader
usage: a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments; "party bosses have a reputation for corruption"
5. knob, boss, projection
usage: a circular rounded projection or protuberance


1. emboss, boss, stamp, impress, imprint
usage: raise in a relief; "embossed stationery"


1. boss, brag, superior (vs. inferior)
usage: exceptionally good; "a boss hand at carpentry"; "his brag cornfield"
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