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bossy pants

childish Someone who is exceptionally domineering, overbearing, and given to ordering others around. A: "Mommy, pick up that toy for me!" B: "Sheesh, don't be such a bossy pants!" They all think I'm this big bossy pants at work, but I just like to make sure people are doing what they're supposed to be doing!
See also: bossy, pant


Someone who is bossy or controlling. Josh is such a bossyboots, always trying to micromanage my every move.
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