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  • adj. superlative form of bossy: most bossy.


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  • The militaristic superpower, the United States of America is also known as the bossiest nation.

    Balloon Juice » 2003 » April

  • "Dan King, don't you dare eat those berries," said Felicity in her "bossiest" tone.

    The Story Girl

  • "Dan King, don't you DARE eat those berries," said Felicity in her "bossiest" tone.

    The Story Girl

  • I was the bossiest older sibling ever, and a rather loud-mouthed child.

    Live and Let Love

  • Winona was the oldest and bossiest and she had an old-fashioned name.

    A Conversation with Lana Waite, author of Buried In Burrywood

  • Waugh claims that Gretl was the warmest, kindest and most humorous Wittgenstein, but also the bossiest, most ambitious and worldly.

    Vitro Nasu » 2009 » May

  • She aches inside and out because she knows her little students cannot meet the administrative demands and neither can the other teachers who are either petrified or running on empty or forced to hustle administrators to be the bossiest or affect the veneer of capability.

    Carol Smaldino: To Mayor Bloomberg: Stop the Bullying

  • She was also the bossiest, pushing the others around, making endless circuits with the toy shopping cart.

    Zombies vs. Unicorns

  • Sometimes my coworkers looked to me as the “bossiest” (and the one most willing to kick people out of the store to defend my territory) to deal with a particular customer; other times I looked to them to do things like distribute samples and chummy up with the customers and so encourage them to buy the drink.

    egalitarianism vs hierarchies « Love | Peace | Ohana

  • Well, I think that went splendidly, said Phyllis, the eldest after Nell and the bossiest by far.

    The Forgotten Garden


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