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おつぼね【お局・御局】

 Honshu (Standard)

otsubone

Definition

Noun

  1. (Pejorative) A title given to an older woman (typically unmarried) that has worked in the office for a long time in the same position, who commands or leads others despite occupying a non-supervisory position, and who is perceived as intimidating and as frequently complaining. (Informal) Straw boss. (Slang, pejorative) Ms. Bossy Pants
  2. (Archaism) A title of honour attributed to a woman of high ranking servient to the Imperial Household, the Imperial Court or other similar institution.

意味:おつぼね【お局・御局】、おつぼねさま【お局様・御局様】

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