domineering


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dom·i·neer·ing

 (dŏm′ə-nîr′ĭng)
adj.
Arrogant in asserting or attempting to assert one's will over others; overbearing. See Synonyms at dictatorial.

dom′i·neer′ing·ly adv.

domineering

(ˌdɒmɪˈnɪərɪŋ)
adj
acting with or showing arrogance or tyranny; imperious
ˌdomiˈneeringly adv
ˌdomiˈneeringness n

dom•i•neer•ing

(ˌdɒm əˈnɪər ɪŋ)

adj.
inclined to exert arbitrary or tyrannical authority; dictatorial.
[1580–90]
dom`i•neer′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.domineering - tending to domineer
immodest - having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc; "brash immodest boasting"
submissive - inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination; "submissive servants"; "a submissive reply"; "replacing troublemakers with more submissive people"

domineering

domineering

adjective
Translations
مُتَسَلِّط، مُسَيْطِر، مُسْتَبِد
pánovitý
dominerende
שתלטני
ráîríkur
valdonīgs
hükmedenotoriter

domineering

[ˌdɒmɪˈnɪərɪŋ] ADJdominante, autoritario

domineering

[ˌdɒmɪˈnɪərɪŋ] adj [person] → dominateur/trice, autoritaireDominican Republic [dəˈmɪnikən] n
the Dominican Republic → la République dominicaine

domineering

adjherrisch; mother-in-law, husband etc alsoherrschsüchtig

domineering

[ˌdɒmɪˈnɪərɪŋ] adjdispotico/a, autoritario/a

domineering

(domiˈniəriŋ) adjective
tending to order people about. a domineering older brother.
References in classic literature ?
Mingott had always professed a great admiration for Julius Beaufort, and there was a kind of kinship in their cool domineering way and their short-cuts through the conventions.
Is not the love of wealth as domineering and enterprising a passion as that of power or glory?
There is something very sad in the extinction of a family of renown, even if it was fierce, domineering, feudal renown.
That he effaced himself from it went for nothing; she saw him there perhaps more clearly than anything else, the central and domineering figure, a man of brains and nerve who, with his life in his hands, faced with equal immovability a herculean task and the chances of death.
Servile and fawning as he had been before, he was now as domineering and bellicose.
Tulliver would look straight at him, and the rascal would perhaps be forsaken a little by his cool, domineering impudence.
They were both em- barrassed, and to relieve her feeling she became harsh and domineering.
I cannot get on without domineering and tyrannising over someone, but .
Let us hasten to say that in private the genial side descended to the level of the other, so that generally the indulgent man disappeared to give place to the brutal husband and domineering father.
He would have struck back had not Matai Shang interfered, and then I saw that the two men were not over-friendly; for the manner of the thern was arrogant and domineering as he made it plain to the First Born that the Princess of Helium was the personal property of the Father of Therns.
Terrified as they were by this sudden torrent of words, the two gentlewomen could not but smile at the sight of the fiery, domineering victim and the big apologetic representative of mankind who sat meekly bearing all the sins of his sex.
I should think you could be trained into a very good husband--you know, not one of the domineering kind, but one who considered his wife was just as much an individual as himself and just as much a free agent.