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Meaning of DOMINEERING

Pronunciation:  `dâmu'neering

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  tending to domineer
 

DOMINEERING is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: authoritarian, autocratic, blustery, bossy, bullying, cavalier, dictatorial, dominating, heavy-handed, high-and-mighty, high-handed, imperious, magisterial, masterful, oppressive, overbearing, peremptory, roughshod, tyrannical, tyrannous
 
 Antonyms: submissive
 
 See Also: immodest

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dom`i*neer"ing\, a.
Ruling arrogantly; overbearing.

      A violent, brutal, domineering old reprobate. --Blackw.
                                               Mag.

Syn: Haughty; overbearing; lordly. See {Imperious}. --
     {Dom`i*neer"ing*ly}, adv.

 
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