overbear

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verb over·bear \ˌō-vər-ˈber\

Definition of overbear

overbore

play \ˌō-vər-ˈbȯr\;

overborne

play \ˌō-vər-ˈbȯrn\ also

overborn

\ˌō-vər-ˈbȯrn\;

overbearing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to bring down by superior weight or force :  overwhelm

  3. 2a :  to domineer overb :  to surpass in importance or cogency :  outweigh

Examples of overbear in a sentence

  1. <that year the football team simply overbore opponent after opponent with steamroller ruthlessness>

1535

First Known Use of overbear

1535



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