- The definition of domineering is someone who is overpowering or dominant.
An example of someone who is domineering is a mother-in-law who tries to control the wedding of her only son.
domineering definition by Webster's New World
arrogant; overbearing; tyrannical
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- domineeringly adverb
domineering definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Tending to domineer; overbearing.
- domˌi·neerˈing·ly adverb