Meaning of “overbearing” in the English Dictionary

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"overbearing" in British English

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overbearingadjective

uk /ˌəʊ.vəˈbeə.rɪŋ/ us /ˌoʊ.vɚˈber.ɪŋ/ disapproving

(Definition of “overbearing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"overbearing" in American English

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overbearingadjective

us /ˌoʊ·vərˈbeər·ɪŋ/

too confident and too determined to tell other people what to do, in a way that is unpleasant and not easy to like:

an overbearing father

(Definition of “overbearing” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)