verb dom·i·neer \ˌdä-mə-ˈnir\

Definition of DOMINEER

intransitive verb
:  to exercise arbitrary or overbearing control
transitive verb
:  to tyrannize over

Origin of DOMINEER

Dutch domineren, from French dominer, from Latin dominari
First Known Use: 1591


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