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bossdom

boss·dom
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [baws-duh m, bos-]
    • /ˈbɔs dəm, ˈbɒs-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [baws-duh m, bos-]
    • /ˈbɔs dəm, ˈbɒs-/

Definitions of bossdom word

  • noun bossdom the quality of being a boss 3
  • noun bossdom the area of influence of a boss, esp a political boss 3
  • noun bossdom the status, influence, or power of a boss, especially a political boss. 1
  • abbreviation BOSSDOM bossism. 1

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Origin of bossdom

First appearance:

before 1885
One of the 21% newest English words
First recorded in 1885-90; boss1 + -dom

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Bossdom

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

bossdom popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 54% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

bossdom usage trend in Literature

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