Bossy vs. Assertive
Difference Between Bossy and Assertive
Tending to give orders to others, especially when unwarranted; domineering.
boldly self-assured; confident without being aggressive
Ornamented with bosses; studded.
inclined to bold and confident assertion; aggressively self-assured;an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to arguepointing directly at a listener is an assertive act
A cow or calf.
confidently aggressive;too assertive as a salesmanhis self-assertive and unflagging energy
offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power;an autocratic personautocratic behaviora bossy way of ordering others arounda rather aggressive and dominating charactermanaged the employees in an aloof magisterial waya swaggering peremptory manner