bosslike

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Etymology 1[edit]

From boss (protrusion) +‎ -like.

Adjective[edit]

bosslike (comparative more bosslike, superlative most bosslike)

  1. Like or resembling a boss (raised area; protrusion)
    • 1962, Canadian Patent Office Record - Volume 90 - Page 3513:
      An electric motor comprising an oil-tight housing having a bosslike projection at one end thereof, said oil-tight housing being defined by a somewhat cup-shaped member open at the end remote from said end having said bosslike projection []

Etymology 2[edit]

From boss (employer; manager) +‎ -like.

Adjective[edit]

bosslike (comparative more bosslike, superlative most bosslike)

  1. Like or resembling a boss; bossish
    • 2014, Gina Robinson, Love Another Day - Page 5:
      Malene tried to digest what it meant that he was looking bosslike this morning.

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