domineer

verb dom·i·neer \ ˌdä-mə-ˈnir \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of domineer

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

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Origin and Etymology of domineer

Dutch domineren, from French dominer, from Latin dominari



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