rule the roost

Definition of rule the roost

informal

  1. :  to have the most control or authority in a group

Word by Word Definitions

ruleplay
  1. :  a prescribed guide for conduct or action

    :  the laws or regulations prescribed by the founder of a religious order for observance by its members

    :  an accepted procedure, custom, or habit

  1. :  to exert control, direction, or influence on

    :  to exercise control over especially by curbing or restraining

    :  to exercise authority or power over often harshly or arbitrarily

roostplay
  1. :  a support on which birds rest

    :  a place where winged animals and especially birds customarily roost

    :  a group of birds roosting together

  1. :  to settle down for rest or sleep :  perch

    :  to settle oneself as if on a roost

    :  to supply a roost for or put to roost


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