Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun informal A bossy person.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

bossy +‎ boots

Examples

  • But I guess it's been a while since my last visit to the eateries, because when did Tea & Sympathy et al becoming the cranky bossyboots of Greenwich Avenue?

    Tea & Zero Sympathy

  • And like similar reports from other bodies who handpick the experts they want to give the answers they want, its membership also highlights how an elite of dubious university departments, political charities, so-called not for profit organisations, human rights lawyers, think tanks and public sector bossyboots provides an intellectual underpinning for New Labour - courtesy of government grants and contracts which border on the corrupt.

    Don't Lock Him Up - He's Only 22 !

  • But I guess it's been a while since my last visit to the eateries, because when did Tea & Sympathy et al becoming the cranky bossyboots of Greenwich Avenue?

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • And like similar reports from other bodies who handpick the experts they want to give the answers they want, its membership also highlights how an elite of dubious university departments, political charities, so-called not for profit organisations, human rights lawyers, think tanks and public sector bossyboots provides an intellectual underpinning for New Labour - courtesy of government grants and contracts which border on the corrupt.

    Archive 2005-11-20

  • Plus the other kitten is a bit of a bossyboots...he`d have been great with his equally bossy brother, but our two are a bit more laid back.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Plus the other kitten is a bit of a bossyboots...he`d have been great with his equally bossy brother, but our two are a bit more laid back.

    Kittens are here...

  • The bloodcurdling ululation as the master of Loxley Hall tumbled from the roof of his stately pile was the dying falsetto of the rural gentry being ousted by bossyboots New Labour values.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The bloodcurdling ululation as the master of Loxley Hall tumbled from the roof of his stately pile was the dying falsetto of the rural gentry being ousted by bossyboots New Labour values.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The bloodcurdling ululation as the master of Loxley Hall tumbled from the roof of his stately pile was the dying falsetto of the rural gentry being ousted by bossyboots New Labour values.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The diminutive Tory bossyboots has only gone and commissioned a portrait and fancy collage - sorry, coat of arms - at a cost of £37,000.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.