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Meaning of BOSSISM

Pronunciation:  'bosizum

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  domination of a political organization by a party boss

BOSSISM is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 See Also: domination



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Boss"ism\, n.
The rule or practices of bosses, esp. political bosses.
[Slang, U. S.]

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