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Synonyms for boss around

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strong-arm, bully, browbeat, bullyrag, ballyrag, boss around, hector, push around(verb)

    be bossy towards

    "Her big brother always bullied her when she was young"

    hector, strong-arm, push around, boss around, bullyrag, bully, swagger, browbeat, ballyrag


  1. boss around(verb)

    boss about

  2. boss around(verb)

    To act in a bossy manner with another person, ordering them to do things, whether or not one is actually their superior.

    boss about


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