boss englannista suomeksi
A person who oversees and directs the work of others; a supervisor.
February 18, 2018, Dawn Pine, ''Strategies for Dealing with a Bad Boss''
- we have some vindictive people as bosses, and you don’t want to be the target of their wrath.
To exercise authoritative control over; to tell (someone) what to do, often repeatedly.
1931, Robert L. May, ''Rudolph'', ''The Red-Nosed Reindeer'', Montgomery Ward (publisher):
- By YOU last night’s journey was actually bossed / Without you, I’m certain, we’d all have been lost.
1932, Lorine Pruette, ''The Parent and the Happy Child'', page 76
- His sisters bossed him and spoiled him. All their lives he was to go on being their little brother, who could do no wrong, because he was the baby; ...
1967, Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, ''The purloined paperweight'', page 90
- She bossed him, and he's never gotten over it. She still orders him around, and instead of telling her to go soak her head, he just says 'Yes, ma'am' as weak as a newborn jellyfish ...
1980, Jean Toomer ''The wayward and the seeking: a collection of writings by Jean Toomer'', page 40
- For if, on the one hand, I bossed him and showed him what to do and how to do it, ...
A lump-like mass of rock, especially one projecting through a stratum of different rock.
A convex protuberance in hammered work, especially the rounded projection in the centre of a shield.
1985, (w), ''(w)'', chapter IV
- The seargent ... screwing a bipod into the threaded boss on the underside of the barrel would kill these animals ...
A target block, made of foam but historically made of hay bales, to which a target face is attached.
A wooden vessel for the mortar used in tiling or masonry, hung by a hook from the laths, or from the rounds of a ladder.
To decorate with bosses; to emboss.
A hassock or small seat, especially made from a bundle of straw.
1916, Joyce|James Joyce, ''of the Artist as a Young Man|Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man'', Macmillan Press Ltd, paperback, 36:
- All were waiting : uncle Charles, who sat far away in the shadow of the window, Dante and Mr Casey, who sat in the easy chairs at either side of the hearth, Stephen, seated on a chair between them, his feet resting on a toasting boss.
(l) (''leader of a business, company or criminal organization'')
(l), supervisor (someone who oversees work)
(l) (final enemy in a video game)
(l); final enemy
(l), supervisor; someone who oversees work
''A male term of address.''