overbearing definition

  • adjective:
    • Domineering in fashion; arrogant: an overbearing individual. See Synonyms at dictatorial.
    • daunting in power or importance; predominant.
    • Overly bossy, domineering, or conceited.
    • Overpowering; subduing; repressing.
    • Aggressively haughty; conceited; domineering; tyrannical; dictatorial; insolent.
    • anticipating unquestioning obedience
    • having or showing conceited superiority to and disdain of the one views as unworthy
  • others:
    • Bearing down; repressing; overwhelming.
    • Haughty and dictatorial; disposed or tending to repress or subdue in an imperious or insolent way: since, an overbearing personality or fashion.
    • Synonyms Domineering, lordly, arrogant.

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