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What Does BOSS Mean?

BOSS means "Person In Charge," "Significant Opponent," "Awesome or Great."

Person In Charge

In a work context, the BOSS is the "Person In Charge," i.e., someone who directs or supervises the workers.

The following definitions of BOSS both stem from the idea that the BOSS is someone of importance or high value.

Significant Opponent

In online gaming, a BOSS is an opponent NPC (Non-Player Character) that is much more difficult to defeat than other opponents encountered up to that point. BOSS characters are typically encountered at the end of a level or game, or guarding specific objectives.

Awesome or Great

BOSS is also widely used as a slang term meaning "Awesome or Great."

Summary of Key Points

"Person In Charge" is the most common definition for BOSS on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
BOSS
Definition:Person In Charge
Type:Word
Guessability:
3: Very Easy to Guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
"Significant Opponent" is the most common definition for BOSS in online gaming circles.
BOSS
Definition:Significant Opponent
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
"Awesome or Great" is another common definition for BOSS.
BOSS
Definition:Awesome or Great
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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Examples of BOSS in Sentences

Here are examples of BOSS being used in conversations:
  • Simon: Can you get away early on Friday?
  • Reese: I will have to ask the BOSS.
  • (Here, BOSS means "Person In Charge.")
  • Lyn: Wow! These guys know how to fight!
  • Ruby: Wait 'til you meet the BOSS!
  • (Here, BOSS means "Significant Opponent.")
  • Walt: This ice cream is totally BOSS!
  • Les: I know! Isn't it the best?!
  • (Here, BOSS means "Awesome or Great.")

Example of BOSS Used in a Text

BOSS

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