verb dom·i·neer \ˌdä-mə-ˈnir\

Definition of domineer

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to exercise arbitrary or overbearing control

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to tyrannize over

Origin and Etymology of domineer

Dutch domineren, from French dominer, from Latin dominari

First Known Use: 1591

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