Dom·i·neer v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. Domineered p. pr. & vb. n. Domineering.] 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.
Go to the feast, revel and domineer. --Shak.
His wishes tend abroad to roam,
And hers to domineer at home. --Prior.
v : rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and
autocratic manner; "her husband and mother-in-law
tyrannize her" [syn: tyrannize, tyrannise]