- bossy, assertive, dominant, forceful, commanding, pushy, strong-willed, arbitrary, oppressive, regnant
- See also Thesaurus:bossy
domineering (plural domineerings)
- The act of one who domineers.
- 1851 November 14, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick; or, The Whale, 1st American edition, New York, N.Y.: Harper & Brothers; London: Richard Bentley, OCLC 57395299:
- In strange contrast to the hardly tolerable constraint and nameless invisible domineerings of the captain's table, was the entire care-free license and ease, the almost frantic democracy of those inferior fellows the harpooneers.