Baas definition

bäs
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A white person in a position of authority in relation to nonwhites, as an employer or owner of a business.
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(Backup As AService) See cloud storage.
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(South Africa) An employer, a boss. Frequently as a form of address.
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Used as a form of address for such a person.
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(historical) Master; sir.
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Plural form of baa.
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Third-person singular simple present indicative form of baa.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
baas
Plural:
baases

Origin of baas

  • Afrikaans from Dutch master boss1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Dutch baas.

    From Wiktionary

  • Inflected forms.

    From Wiktionary