- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||arrogantly dominating; dictatorial.
His overbearing mother made all the decisions in his life, or tried to, even after he married.
- authoritarian, autocratic, bossy, despotic, dictatorial, domineering, high-handed, imperious, lordly, magisterial, peremptory
- similar words:
- arbitrary, arrogant, commanding, tyrannical
||authoritarian, autocratic, bumptious, stern
||overbearingly (adv.), overbearingness (n.)