Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To influence in an excessive degree; to have undue influence over.

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  • verb transitive To influence unduly or excessively.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ influence

Examples

  • "The biggest problem that they face is that she's trying to run her own campaign," said a Washington-based Democrat who might take umbrage at the New York-based Democrats, who feel that the biggest problem they face is the overinfluence being exercised from Washington.

    Billary for Senate? President, First Lady Double-Team Giuliani

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