lord it over

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Definition of lord it over

: to act in a way that shows one thinks one is better or more important than (someone) She knows she's very smart and lords it over her younger brothers. He got the only A in the class and was lording it over his classmates.

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“Lord it over.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lord%20it%20over. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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