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Definition of Bossy


  1. Ornamented with bosses; studded.
  2. A cow or calf; -- familiarly so called.

Bossy Quotations

I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody's passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn't mind leading.
Amy Poehler

My older sister is bossy, my brother is a stirrer and me - well, I am perfect!
Jenny Eclair

We call our little girls bossy. Go to a playground; little girls get called bossy all the time - a word that's almost never used for boys - and that leads directly to the problems women face in the workforce.
Sheryl Sandberg

Women have made tons of progress. But we still have a small percentage of the top jobs in any industry, in any nation in the world. I think that's partly because from a very young age, we encourage our boys to lead and we call our girls bossy.
Sheryl Sandberg

No, you're not allowed to be bossy when you're married. You have to learn compromise, and compassion and patience.
Star Jones
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Bossy Translations

bossy in German is rechthaberische
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