1. [syn: autocratic, bossy, dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptory]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
high-and-mighty \high-and-mighty\ a.
conceited and arrogant; imperious.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually
unwarranted power; "an autocratic person"; "autocratic
behavior"; "a bossy way of ordering others around"; "a
rather aggressive and dominating character"; "managed the
employees in an aloof magisterial way"; "a swaggering
peremptory manner" [syn: autocratic, bossy,
dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial,