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bossy

1. in dog conformation, used to describe overdevelopment of the shoulder muscles.
2. vernacular pet name for a cow.
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AS Dafydd Wigley concedes in his column (Daily Post Nov 27) UKIP is still very much an embryonic party but whatever policies eventually emerge, and repatriation of immigrants has been clearly ruled out, the issues of immigration and the bossiness of Brussels have struck a chord with voters right across the UK and are unlikely to recede before the General Election next year.
This tendency to bossiness did not sit well with the rest of us siblings, especially me.
Some may feel this is nothing but bossiness but, for instance, you can't crash it into the car ahead.
But I realized that even though I didn't appreciate people's nosiness and bossiness, or the way they made my pregnant body a space for their own prejudices and opinions, I could continue to use these discussions as a way of making them reflect on their own long-held views.
Cameron will discover in the coming weeks whether his own bossiness can thwart Juncker's ambitions.
This character can be such a bore (though pivotal) and a boor, but Hawlata here made him touchingly self-deprecating, his natural bossiness touched with self-doubt.
At the same time, of course, we must make it clear that the negative traits of bossiness - bullying and forgetting to listen to others - aren't acceptable.
He demanded the government to compensate the affectees of Metro Bus Project and also give appropriate time to the protestors to relocate their bossiness elsewhere.
Her videos just showed her bossiness and her arguments with the others.
Luisa) took some of the softer side of me and I took some of her bossiness.
There's too much interference, too much bossiness from Brussels.