overdog

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overdog

a business owner or manager; the person in charge

o·ver·dog

 (ō′vər-dôg′, -dŏg′)
n. Informal
One that has a significant advantage: "a champion of the overdog who provides tax breaks for the rich while cutting social services for the poor" (Leon Daniel).

overdog

(ˈəʊvəˌdɒɡ)
n
a person or side in an advantageous position
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The belief that God will save us transforms threatened underdogs into overdogs who enjoy divine approval and protection.
and overdogs. In this, and in other things, he was eclectic.
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Not completely, not even close to the revelrous brothers-under-the-skin Wob ideal, but enough so that in the present era, every time the overdogs set the social contract in their sights, as they are now with Social Security, they go after labor first.
In this context, Thom Gunn's teasing couplet, 'I praise the overdogs from Alexander | To those who would not play with Stephen Spender', has an extra resonance: though Spender positioned himself as isolated by his parents from 'children who were rough', his career implies that he was more of an 'overdog' than he ever admitted.
She takes extreme positions as an advocate for the perspective of the underdog--"as if there were another dog to root for." She's the exact opposite of Camille Paglia, a sympathizer with overdogs, who in Sexual Personae mocked Millett's literary analyses while refusing to mention her by name.
Few things are so gratifying as the sight of corporate overdogs in retreat, and in prevailing over U.P.S.
The lay of the land is somewhat different, testament to the importance of the Reagan interlude in due care and maintenance of the interests of the overdogs.