[oh-ver-bair-ing] /ˌoʊ vərˈbɛər ɪŋ/

domineering; dictatorial; haughtily or rudely arrogant.
of overwhelming or critical importance.
domineering or dictatorial in manner or action
of particular or overriding importance or significance

figurative present participle adjective from overbear (v.) in its sense “to bear down.”


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