domineering domineering  /ˌdɑ mə ˈnɪ rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) tending to domineer

Usage(s):

  1. Keenly aware of the grand, grave occasion, McCain wavered between respectful and domineering, and ended up awkward and edgy.
  2. The fact that he is covered in fur also provides her with a rebellious cross-reference; her domineering parents were, in fact, famous New York furriers.
  3. He has the doughy shape, the domineering amiability and, ultimately, the demented perseverance of an ursine Michael Moore.

News

  • Pastor calls Schaible father 'domineering'

    A Philadelphia judge refused to release Herbert Schaible - the father whose belief in prayer over medicine ended in the deaths of two young sons - after he was described Thursday as "domineering and overbearing" in a letter by his pastor.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. ...Ahmadinejad said pointedly that if all the observer states became members, the organization would represent more than half of the world's population, and he urged the group to "ward off the threats of domineering powers to use their force...
    on Jun 16, 2006 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: New York Times

  2. "I've not found him domineering at all," Dravid said in an interview in the inaugural issue of the Cricinfo magazine which hits the stands on Thursday. "Chappell has been more than willing to listen to my ideas and my thoughts and I get a...
    on Jan 4, 2006 By: Rahul Dravid Source: Daily Times

  3. "He still wants to be domineering," McCarron said. "He just doesn't have the energy to be that way because of his age, but the spark is still there. It's just that the spark plug is getting weak."
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Chris McCarron Source: BusinessWeek

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