wear the pants in the house

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wear the pants (in the house) definition

  1. tv.
    to be the boss in the house; to run a household. : All right, if you have to wear the pants, have it your way.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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