from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who has a rank, position, or status superior to others.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Slang A superior officer or official; a person having greater rank or station or quality than others; -- used chiefly in pl.

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

  • noun Somebody with greater authority, seniority, rank, status or position; one who outranks.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in or to a place that is higher
  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality


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