a person who is in charge of a worker, group, or organization.
I asked my boss for a promotion
head,head man/woman,top man/woman,chief,principal,director,president,executive,chief executive,chair,chairperson,chairman,chairwoman,manager,manageress,administrator,leader,superintendent,supervisor,foreman,forewoman,overseer,controller,employer,master,owner,proprietor,patron,boss man,number one,kingpin,top dog,bigwig,big cheese,Mister Big,skipper,gaffer,governor,guv’nor,honcho,head honcho,numero uno,padrone,sachem,big wheel,big kahuna,big white chief,high muckamuck
give (someone) orders in a domineering manner.
he does not like being bossed around
order about,order around,give orders to,dictate to,impose one’s will on,lord it over,bully,push about,domineer,dominate,ride roughshod over,trample on,try to control,pressurize,browbeat,use strong-arm tactics on,throw one’s weight about,throw one’s weight around,call the shots,lay down the law,bulldoze,walk all over,railroad,lean on