domineering


dom·i·neer·ing

adjective \-ˈnir-iŋ\

: tending too often to tell people what to do : often trying to control the behavior of others

Full Definition of DOMINEERING

:  inclined to exercise arbitrary and overbearing control over others
dom·i·neer·ing·ly adverb
dom·i·neer·ing·ness noun

Examples of DOMINEERING

  1. <the younger children in the family were controlled by a domineering older sister>

First Known Use of DOMINEERING

1588

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