Definitions

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  • pointy-haired boss, an incompetent micromanager.

Etymologies

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After the character in Scott Adams' Dilbert comic strip.

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  • The 'Pointy Haired Boss' refers to Dilbert's pointy haired boss who has his hair in two spikes like a set of devil's horns.

    December 31, 2012