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Wordnet 3.0


1. tending to domineer;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Domineer \Dom`i*neer"\, v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. Domineered; p. pr. & vb. n. Domineering.] [F. dominer, L. dominari: cf. OD. domineren to feast luxuriously. See Dominate, v. t.] To rule with insolence or arbitrary sway; to play the master; to be overbearing; to tyrannize; to bluster; to swell with conscious superiority or haughtiness; -- often with over; as, to domineer over dependents. [1913 Webster] Go to the feast, revel and domineer. --Shak. [1913 Webster] His wishes tend abroad to roam, And hers to domineer at home. --Prior. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Domineering \Dom`i*neer"ing\, a. Ruling arrogantly; overbearing. [1913 Webster] A violent, brutal, domineering old reprobate. --Blackw. Mag. Syn: Haughty; overbearing; lordly. See Imperious. -- Dom`i*neer"ing*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

domineering adj 1: tending to domineer [ant: submissive]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

115 Moby Thesaurus words for "domineering": Olympian detachment, Olympian loftiness, absolute, absolutist, absolutistic, arbitrariness, arbitrary, argumentum baculinum, aristocratic, arrogance, arrogant, arrogantness, assumption of superiority, authoritarian, authoritarianism, authoritative, authoritativeness, autocratic, autocraticalness, big, big stick, bossism, bossy, condescendence, condescending, condescension, despotic, despotism, dictatorial, domination, domineeringness, fascism, feudal, grinding, hard, harsh, haughtiness, haughty, haughty airs, hauteur, heavy hand, high and mighty, high hand, high horse, high-faluting, high-flown, high-handed, high-headed, high-nosed, hoity-toitiness, hoity-toity, imperative, imperativeness, imperial, imperious, imperiousness, insolent, iron boot, iron hand, iron heel, loftiness, lofty, lordliness, lordly, magisterial, magisterialness, magistral, magistrality, masterful, masterfulness, monocratic, officious, oppression, oppressive, overbearance, overbearing, overbearing pride, overbearingness, overruling, overweening pride, patronization, patronizing, patronizing attitude, peremptoriness, peremptory, pride, proud, proudness, purse-pride, purse-proud, pushy, reign of terror, repressive, severe, side, stiff-necked pride, strict, stuck-up, superbia, superior, suppressive, terrorism, thought control, toploftiness, toplofty, tough, tyrannical, tyrannicalness, tyrannous, tyranny, uppish, uppishness, uppity, uppityness, upstage