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Related to straw boss: straw man, canebrake
A worker who acts as a boss or crew leader in addition to performing regular duties.
a member of a work crew, as in a factory or logging camp, who acts as a boss; assistant foreman.
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|Noun||1.||straw boss - a member of a work gang who supervises the other workers|