lord it over
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.
Word by Word Definitions
: across a barrier or intervening (see intervene 4) space
: across the goal line in football
: forward beyond an edge or brink and often down
: used as a function word to indicate motion or situation in a position higher than or above another
: used as a function word to indicate the possession of authority, power, or jurisdiction in regard to some thing or person
: used as a function word to indicate superiority, advantage, or preference
: upper, higher
: outer, covering
: to leap over
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