domineer


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dom·i·neer

 (dŏm′ə-nîr′)
v. dom·i·neered, dom·i·neer·ing, dom·i·neers
v.tr.
To rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly; tyrannize.
v.intr.
To exercise arbitrary or arrogant rule or control.

[Dutch domineren, from French dominer, from Latin dominārī, to dominate; see dominate.]

domineer

(ˌdɒmɪˈnɪə)
vb
(often foll by: over) to act with arrogance or tyranny; behave imperiously
[C16: from Dutch domineren, from French dominer to dominate]

dom•i•neer

(ˌdɒm əˈnɪər)

v.i.
1. to exert dominance or control (usu. fol. by over or above).
v.t.
2. to rule arbitrarily or despotically; dominate.
[1585–95; < Dutch domineren < French dominer < Latin dominārī]

domineer


Past participle: domineered
Gerund: domineering

Imperative
domineer
domineer
Present
I domineer
you domineer
he/she/it domineers
we domineer
you domineer
they domineer
Preterite
I domineered
you domineered
he/she/it domineered
we domineered
you domineered
they domineered
Present Continuous
I am domineering
you are domineering
he/she/it is domineering
we are domineering
you are domineering
they are domineering
Present Perfect
I have domineered
you have domineered
he/she/it has domineered
we have domineered
you have domineered
they have domineered
Past Continuous
I was domineering
you were domineering
he/she/it was domineering
we were domineering
you were domineering
they were domineering
Past Perfect
I had domineered
you had domineered
he/she/it had domineered
we had domineered
you had domineered
they had domineered
Future
I will domineer
you will domineer
he/she/it will domineer
we will domineer
you will domineer
they will domineer
Future Perfect
I will have domineered
you will have domineered
he/she/it will have domineered
we will have domineered
you will have domineered
they will have domineered
Future Continuous
I will be domineering
you will be domineering
he/she/it will be domineering
we will be domineering
you will be domineering
they will be domineering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been domineering
you have been domineering
he/she/it has been domineering
we have been domineering
you have been domineering
they have been domineering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been domineering
you will have been domineering
he/she/it will have been domineering
we will have been domineering
you will have been domineering
they will have been domineering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been domineering
you had been domineering
he/she/it had been domineering
we had been domineering
you had been domineering
they had been domineering
Conditional
I would domineer
you would domineer
he/she/it would domineer
we would domineer
you would domineer
they would domineer
Past Conditional
I would have domineered
you would have domineered
he/she/it would have domineered
we would have domineered
you would have domineered
they would have domineered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.domineer - rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic mannerdomineer - rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner; "her husband and mother-in-law tyrannize her"
ballyrag, boss around, browbeat, bully, bullyrag, hector, push around, strong-arm - be bossy towards; "Her big brother always bullied her when she was young"

domineer

verb
To command or issue commands in an arrogant manner:
Translations

domineer

[ˌdɒmɪˈnɪəʳ] VIdominar, tiranizar (over a)

domineer

vityrannisieren (over sb jdn)

domineer

[ˌdɒmɪˈnɪəʳ] vi to domineer (over)fare il tiranno (con)
References in classic literature ?
Nor, in profile, does this wondrous brow diminish; though that way viewed, its grandeur does not domineer upon you so.
This was especially to be remarked if any one attempted to impose upon, or domineer over, his favourite: he was painfully jealous lest a word should be spoken amiss to him; seeming to have got into his head the notion that, because he liked Heathcliff, all hated, and longed to do him an ill-turn.
As to countenance--a wizened, wrinkled, sunburned face, and long, sleek locks of scanty gray hair; as to character--an incredible mixture of homely sense and sheer silliness; of a rich man's overbearing ways, and a total lack of manners; just the kind of husband who is almost entirely led by his wife, yet imagines himself to be the master; apt to domineer in trifles, and to let more important things slip past unheeded--there you have the man!