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boss someone around

Slang definitions & phrases for boss someone around

boss someone around

verb phrase

To direct or control someone in an offensively authoritarian way: I don't mind being told, but I hate being bossed around (1850s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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