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[じょう()·()]
joushi
noun

English Meaning(s) for 上司

noun
  1. superior authorities; boss

Definition and Synonyms for 上司

Hirer a person responsible for hiring workers
Synonyms: ボス, 上司, 元締め, 大将, 親分, 雇い主
Boss a person who exercises control and makes decisions
Synonyms: ボス, 上司, 元締め, 大将, 監督, 親分
Gaffer a person who exercises control over workers
Synonyms: ボス, チーフ, リーダー, フォアマン, 上司, 上役, 主任, 主任者, 所長, 棟梁, 職長, 親方, 頭領, 頭首
Chieftain the head of a tribe or clan
Synonyms: チーフ, 上司, 主任, 主任者, 主席, 主謀, 主長, 大将, 巨魁, 総帥, 親分, 部長, 頭目, 首長

Meanings for each kanji in 上司

above; up Kanji Details »
director; official; govt office; rule; administer Kanji Details »

Categories 上司 is a member of

Leader a person who rules or guides or inspires others
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Employer a person or firm that employs workers
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Supervisor one who supervises or has charge and direction of
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 上司

Sample Sentences for 上司

My boss was satisfied with what I did.
Frankly speaking, I think he's a good boss.
I was late again this morning, which made my boss angry.
I bow to the boss in greeting, and he returns my bow with a nod.
She gave an oral report to her boss.

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