HyperDic: domineering

English > 1 sense of the word domineering:
ADJECTIVEalldomineeringtending to domineer
domineering > pronunciation
Soundsdaa.mahnih'rihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > domineering: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningtending to domineer.
Narrowerauthoritarian, dictatorial, overbearingExpecting unquestioning obedience
autocratic, bossy, dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptoryoffensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
blustery, bullyingnoisily domineering
cavalier, high-handedgiven to haughty disregard of others
heavy-handed, roughshodunjustly domineering
oppressive, tyrannical, tyrannousmarked by unjust / unjust / unjust severity or arbitrary behavior
See alsoimmodestHaving or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc
OppositesubmissiveInclined or willing / willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination
Spanishdominador, dominante
Nounsdomineeringnessthe trait of being imperious and overbearing
Adverbsdomineeringlyin a domineering manner

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