AskDefine | Define overbearing

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overbearing adj : expecting unquestioning obedience; "he was imperious and dictatorial"; "the timid child of authoritarian parents"; "insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter" [syn: authoritarian, dictatorial]

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  1. Overly bossy or domineering.

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overly bossy or domineering

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