- (noun) An employer, a boss. Frequently as a form of address.
- (noun) Plural form of baa.
- (verb) Third-person singular simple present indicative form of baa.
- (noun) a South African word for a boss: often used by Black or Coloured people addressing a White manager or overseer
"The word boss comes from the Dutch word baas which literally means master."
"The word "boss" is derived from the Dutch baas, meaning"
"The pamphlet said "the baboon is in office" and the "baas" (former provincial commissioner Chris Serfontein) had left."
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