Definition of bossiness in English:



  • See bossy

    • ‘It's from such child-play, along with the bossiness of their grandmother, that Barrie gets the inspiration for the work that will become Peter Pan.’
    • ‘What they had experienced previously as nagging was clearly based on the fear that she had always covered up by apparent control and bossiness.’
    • ‘I can't stand your bossiness; you're a tyrant.’
    • ‘Don't tolerate tantrums, disrespect or bossiness.’
    • ‘And Harry's friend Hermione is getting through her childhood bossiness and becoming the most moral and decent character in the books, as well as being smart and powerful.’