overdog

noun
over·​dog | \ ˈō-vər-ˌdȯg How to pronounce overdog (audio) \

Definition of overdog

: one that is dominant or victorious

First Known Use of overdog

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for overdog

over entry 3 + underdog

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“Overdog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overdog. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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