Definitions

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  • v. To manage excessively; to micromanage.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ manage

Examples

  • There has been sensational coverage of “helicopter parents”: ambitious but mostly well-meaning parents who completely overmanage their children.

    The iConnected Parent

  • That makes a happy ending -- sustainable economic growth -- more likely this decade than in the last, despite the growing tendency of a few Latin states to overmanage their economies.

    Latin Leaders Follow No Boss

  • But we also pick on them a lot, overschedule them, overmanage them, pathologize childhood especially with boys, and generally deprive them of "just be" time.

    What's wrong with a parent?

  • I wouldn't even put it past Tony (La Russa) to overmanage and get him in a game or two there as well.

    USATODAY.com - Remember: Early values are just that

  • This not only eliminates that whole righty vs. lefty maneuvering that managers love to overmanage with late in games, it eliminates the very premise of switch-hitting.

    Wright Now

  • Other mammals who give birth to litters simply do not have this issue, because they don't interfere with birthing moms and they don't interfere and overmanage breastfeeding.

    Breastfeeding 1-2-3

  • Try to resist that pressure and that of your peers to overmanage your children’s academic life and other activities.

    The iConnected Parent

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