control freak


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control freak

Someone who has an obsessive or compulsive need to control every aspect of a situation and/or the ways in which others act. My father can be such a control freak sometimes, always dictating how I should be living my life. Janice is a real control freak—she wouldn't even let me help her vacuum the carpet!
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If there are increasing signs of a leadership that deserves to be described as a control freak, you can be assured that the country is moving away from democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights and freedoms, towards tyranny and arbitrary rule.
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REJECT a control freak. Sure, serving up her opinion is one thing, but if she is always telling you what to do, what bands to like, and why you should get dark caramel streaks instead of the sunny highlights you want--is she a friend or a dictator?
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I am a perfectionist and a control freak" - Fashion designer Victoria Beckham.
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