from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Tending to domineer; overbearing.
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- v. Present participle of domineer.
- adj. overbearing, dictatorial or authoritarian
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Ruling arrogantly; overbearing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. tending to domineer
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Similarly, 'to domineer' is a verb, and the word domineering comes from that.
The son claimed his relationship with his mother, whom he described as domineering, was poor even before he met his wife.
Even after Brotherhood youth helped oust former President Hosni Mubarak in a nearly three-week uprising in February, the 83-year-old organization has continued to operate as it always has, with what dissident members call a domineering, top-down leadership structure.
The only other portrayal of Jewish women at that time was the polar opposite of the belle juive, namely the domineering, masculinized hag.
He has been described as the domineering disciplinarian who set her straight.
An intelligent, take-charge, in-your-face, dominant not "domineering" man is not sexist.
Chris Matthews will find Michelle Obama just a bit "domineering," you know?
Yet people on TV will call you "domineering" because you're an outspoken woman.
But her body-language seems to go beyond that into "domineering" posture, which turns me off without regard to gender or creed.
Salas Chávez describes his mother Elia Zepeda as a "domineering" woman who imposed a regimen of "harsh discipline" throughout his boyhood.
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