There are 2 main translations of boss in Spanish

: boss1boss2

boss1

jefe, n.

Pronunciation /bɔs/ /bɒs/

noun

informal
  • 1

    (superior) jefe masculine
    (superior) jefa feminine
    (employer, factory owner etc) patrón masculine
    (employer, factory owner etc) patrona feminine
    you decide, you're the boss decídelo tú, que eres el que manda
    • the bosses and the workers los patronos / la patronal y los trabajadores
    • The entire point of blogs is being the boss and controlling content.
    • It does take a while to get used to, but remember, to teach your dog anything, you must be the leader and the boss.
    • Apparently, the top city official may be its reigning crime boss as well.
    • Their idols were the bosses of powerful city gangs who attained the status of celebrities in local tabloids.
    • He seemed to be the boss of the other men.
    • He was always the boss of things and I just followed by silently.
    • Who are these guys anyway, and who made them the boss of your fate?
    • I got the impression that Mrs. Fleming was the boss of the family.
    • In the end, while he may not like it , he comes to realize that Tony really is the boss and will continue to be
    • Wayne is clearly the boss on this project.
    • Four in 10 office workers say they think bosses regularly charge personal items back to the company.
    • Union bosses believe railway maintenance workers are still risking their lives.
    • His first act was to stop the strike wave by organising talks between the bosses and the unions.
    • She impressed bosses so much by telling them she was a former director, she earned herself a trip to the States.
    • The strike threat forced bosses to offer workers extra money on the basic rate.
    • A series of promotions eventually put him in charge of his former boss.
    • Hu, the PR manager of a local company, was assigned by his boss to organize a conference.
    • Safety chiefs are warning businesses about a scam in which bosses are charged hundreds of pounds from a bogus health and safety organisation.
    • The organisation's bosses have praised our readers for helping to catch dozens of criminals over the past 12 months.
    • Furious staff have lashed out at company bosses for not informing workers that the plant was in trouble before it became public knowledge.
    • Countryside bosses have organised a meeting of the Friends of Blackshaw Brook, to discuss plans for the valley area in which the reservoirs lie.
    • A former museum worker was sacked after bosses discovered he had ignored basic safety rules when operating cutting machinery.
    • Do you think this helps explain why today's corporate bosses are treating workers like dogs?
    • It would have come as a terrible shock to the system if the telly bosses had organised a fantastic line-up of must-see TV for the autumn.
    • Many workers would like their bosses to help them fight the flab.
    • The company would probably do just as well if the worker bees hated their bosses and most of their jobs.
    • Night workers slammed bosses after they heard the news on the radio before they had been told by management.
    • Lawyers have been called into a row between striking workers and their bosses.
    • One unexpected outcome would be the benefits it would bring to the workers rather than the bosses.
  • 2

    (leader)
    dirigente masculine, feminine
    the party bosses los dirigentes del partido
    • union bosses dirigentes sindicales
    • a Mafia boss un capo de la Mafia

There are 2 main translations of boss in Spanish

: boss1boss2

boss2

clave, n.

Pronunciation /bɔs/ /bɒs/

noun

  • 1

    (on vault)
    clave feminine
    • In the medieval Hall of St Mary, Green Men occur as bosses, corbels, in tapestry, and in stained glass.
    • The western bay of the vault, built in 1362, carries a hanging boss suspended by eight dramatic flying ribs.
    • Four floral bosses help secure the flying ribs, while an intricate carved star hangs from the center and anchors the inner square.
    • The bosses of the south porch are especially noteworthy: both are fearsome grotesques with toothed mouths.
    • Of the remaining 12 bosses, six were salvaged from the original ceiling while the remainder were designed by Blue Peter viewers.
    • Roof bosses, like sedilia and gargoyles, were often given humorous or grotesque decoration although foliate carving was also common.
    • Its central boss depicts The Fall of Man showing Adam tempted by the fruit of the serpent-entwined tree.
    • The central boss, tying together the ribs of the vaulting, is carved with a double Green Man, the two faces looking in opposite directions.
    • Again circle and arc motifs frame the central boss and create interesting geometric figures across the flat extent of the ceiling.
  • 2

    (on wheel hub)
    cubo masculine
  • 3

    (on shield)
    tachón masculine
    • As we walked by I saw Yrling's and Toki's war-kits, for they were easy to discern by the fineness of the helmets and the gilt upon the bosses of their shields.
    • A number of other male graves contained shield bosses and spear heads, although all traces of the wooden shields and spears had long disappeared.
    • Thorfast would at least have had a heavy wooden shield with a metal boss that he'd have held on his left arm. and an eight-foot-long, metal-tipped ash spear.
    • However, a sword, a battle-axe, a shield boss and a spearhead were still inside the grave.
    • While a fragmented helmet had been unusually wrought from one piece of iron, the shield boss and sword pommel can only be paralleled by Swedish finds.