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Meaning of word overbearing from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

overbearing   adjective

Meaning : Expecting unquestioning obedience.

Example : The timid child of authoritarian parents.
Insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter.

Synonyms : authoritarian, dictatorial

Meaning : Having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy.

Example : Some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines.
Haughty aristocrats.
His lordly manners were offensive.
Walked with a prideful swagger.
Very sniffy about breaches of etiquette.
His mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air.
A more swaggering mood than usual.

Synonyms : disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering