How to use Boss in a sentence as a noun

I was being loyal, and went to HR to try and get some advice or mediation, but despite being promised confidentiality, the notes of my meeting with the HR rep were forwarded to my boss.

I didn't have the pager that week, but that didn't matter to the boss[4], who knew I'd been the one to find the issue.

[3] After I left, and after my team was literally decimated by the hostile environment created by our boss, I found out he got promoted!

[4] Why was the boss up at 3am?

If I am going to talk about work, I will want to ***** about the boss.

My boss actually laughed and was like "we should have caught this a long time ago"... by we he actually meant himself and support.

My former boss was furious, the HR person was furious.

How to use Boss in a sentence as a verb

Those who try to take away from his accomplishment by either convincing him that it would be "smarter" to be spineless or that somehow it's wrong to have a spine, are even more despicable than Josh's abusive ex-boss.

He told his boss, who fired him, but then the boss and manager asked for the password to the program.

Scumbag boss who fires employee gets fired himself.

Maintain your work-life boundaries, tell your boss's boss you're sorry, but you have plans, and that he'll have a better chance of getting things like that from you with more lead time.

Employee gets told by his boss "Go home.

Founder's wife asked Horvath out and gave her a lecture about who is the boss.

At my last company us developers complained that we were getting interrupted too much, so the boss asked us to keep a list of interruptions.

How to use Boss in a sentence as an adjective

The years that made Silicon Valley cheap were those in which few feared the boss because one could make living money doing odd jobs, the cost of living being so low.

" Rather than snark about how the phenomenon is bosses is somehow unnatural and antithetical to human existence, why don't we work on creating institutions that preserve the advantages of having a boss while ameliorating the disadvantages?

I'd register a patent for the plot device of having the bad guy be the main character's best friend, with additional clauses for being his boss, advisor, or partner.

For example, you might see 'Google, a search giant', 'GE, an American conglomerate', or 'Tim Cook, boss of Apple'.

I can call the old boss back tomorrow morning.

Who cares if it's consistent, the boss wants it bold so just make it bold.

It's up to you to set limits on the amount of time you're willing to spend working, and most new hires at Google are used to being limited by "the amount of work my boss/professor/thesis advisor throws at me", not by the number of hours in the day.

Boss definitions


a person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"

See also: foreman chief gaffer honcho


a person responsible for hiring workers; "the boss hired three more men for the new job"

See also: hirer


a person who exercises control and makes decisions; "he is his own boss now"


a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments; "party bosses have a reputation for corruption"


a circular rounded projection or protuberance

See also: knob


raise in a relief; "embossed stationery"

See also: emboss stamp


exceptionally good; "a boss hand at carpentry"; "his brag cornfield"

See also: brag