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.
Dom·i·neer·ing, a. Ruling arrogantly; overbearing.
A violent, brutal, domineering old reprobate. --Blackw. Mag.
Syn: -- Haughty; overbearing; lordly. See Imperious. -- Dom*i*neer*ing*ly, adv.
adj : tending to domineer [ant: submissive]