bossy

adjective (1)
\ˈbä-sē, ˈbȯ-\

Definition of bossy 

(Entry 1 of 3)

1 : marked by a swelling or roundness

2 : marked by bosses : studded

bossy

noun
\ˈbȯ-sē, ˈbä-\
plural bossies

Definition of bossy (Entry 2 of 3)

: cow, calf

bossy

adjective (2)
\ˈbȯ-sē, ˈbä-\
bossier; bossiest

Definition of bossy (Entry 3 of 3)

: inclined to domineer : dictatorial

Other Words from bossy

Adjective (2)

bossiness noun

First Known Use of bossy

Adjective (1)

1543, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1843, in the meaning defined above

Adjective (2)

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bossy

Noun

boss entry 6

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The first known use of bossy was in 1543

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bossy

adjective
\ˈbȯ-sē \
bossier; bossiest

Kids Definition of bossy

: liking to order people around

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