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Adjective: domineering  ,dó-mu'neer-ing
  1. Tending to domineer
    "There are two types of domineering cat"
Verb: domineer  ,dó-mu'neer
  1. Rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner
    "her husband and mother-in-law domineer her";
    - tyrannize, tyrannise [Brit]

See also: authoritarian, autocratic, blustery, bossy, bullying, cavalier, dictatorial, dominating, heavy-handed, high-and-mighty, high-handed, immodest, magisterial, oppressive, overbearing, peremptory, roughshod, tyrannical, tyrannous

Type of: ballyrag [N. Amer, informal], boss, boss around [informal], browbeat, bully, bullyrag [N. Amer, informal], hector, push about [informal], push around [informal], strong-arm

Antonym: submissive

Encyclopedia: Domineering