1. What does boss mean?

Main bad character

A term for the main bad guy or gal that you have to beat before you can move forward in a game.

A boss is a more challenging character that requires more strategy than the other less significant characters on the level. For most video games, each level has a different boss at the end that must be defeated in order to complete the level.


"You're still on level 12?
Yeah, this boss is so frustrating, I can't beat him!"

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Last Updated: September 30, 2015

2. What does boss mean?

Awesome person

A term that does not mean a literal boss in the workplace, but slang for someone who is really impressive; has a positive connotation, unlike someone who is "bossy."


"That guy is such a boss. He's won three tournaments in a row now."

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Last Updated: October 6, 2014

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