be one's own boss

Definition of be one's own boss

  1. :  have full control of a business or enterprise :  have no boss except for oneself Jane started her own business so that she could be her own boss.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. : used to express immediate or direct kinship

  1. :  to have or hold as property :  possess

    :  to have power or mastery over

    :  to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed :  admit

bossplay
  1. :  a protuberant part or body

    :  a raised ornamentation (as on a belt or shield) :  stud

    :  an ornamental projecting block used in architecture

  1. :  to embellish (something, such as a belt or shield) with a raised decoration :  to ornament with bosses (see 1boss) :  emboss

    :  to treat (something, such as the surface of porcelain) with a boss

  1. :  a person who exercises control or authority

    :  one who directs or supervises workers

    :  one who controls votes in a party organization or dictates appointments or legislative measures

  1. :  excellent, first-rate

  1. :  to exercise control or authority over :  to act as boss (see 3boss) of

  1. :  cow, calf


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