Synonyms for boss

Synonyms for (noun) boss

Synonyms: knob, boss

Definition: a circular rounded projection or protuberance

Similar words: projection

Definition: any structure that branches out from a central support


Synonyms: boss, hirer

Definition: a person responsible for hiring workers

Usage: the boss hired three more men for the new job

Similar words: employer

Definition: a person or firm that employs workers


Synonyms: boss

Definition: a person who exercises control and makes decisions

Usage: he is his own boss now

Similar words: leader

Definition: a person who rules or guides or inspires others


Synonyms: boss, chief, foreman, gaffer, honcho

Definition: a person who exercises control over workers

Usage: if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

Similar words: supervisor

Definition: one who supervises or has charge and direction of


Synonyms: party boss, political boss, boss

Definition: a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments

Usage: party bosses have a reputation for corruption

Similar words: pol, political leader, politician, politico

Definition: a person active in party politics

Synonyms for (verb) boss

Synonyms: emboss, boss, stamp

Definition: raise in a relief

Usage: embossed stationery

Similar words: impress, imprint

Definition: mark or stamp with or as if with pressure

Usage: To make a batik, you impress a design with wax

Synonyms for (adjective) boss

Synonyms: boss, brag

Definition: exceptionally good

Usage: a boss hand at carpentry; his brag cornfield

Similar words: superior

Definition: of high or superior quality or performance

Usage: superior wisdom derived from experience; superior math students