mob boss

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of mob boss

:someone who controls part of an organized criminal group

Word by Word Definitions

mob play
  1. : a large or disorderly crowd

  2. : the lower classes of a community : masses, rabble

  3. : a flock, drove, or herd of animals

  1. : to crowd about and attack or annoy

  2. : to crowd into or around

boss play
  1. : a protuberant part or body

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

  3. : 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

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

  1. : a person who exercises control or authority

  2. : 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

  2. : to give usually arbitrary orders to

  1. : cow, calf


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