Definition of 'overbear'
Example sentences containing 'overbear'
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She's determined to rekindle their relationship, despite objections from her overbearing mum. The Sun (2010)Partly, but only partly, this was because of her eccentric and overbearing manner of doing business. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)He was obviously a highly sensitive adolescent and his overbearing father hurt him deeply by constantly teasing him about his spotty complexion and calling him'big nose '. The Sun (2009)
Trends of 'overbear'
Used Rarely. overbear is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of overbear from the Collins English Dictionary
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