- domine, dirige nos,
- domingo, placido,
- dominic, saint
Origin of domineering
verb (used with or without object)
Origin of domineer
Examples from the Web for domineering
The family shared housing with the ever present and domineering Sara, who rarely had a kind word for her daughter-in-law.
Want to be a domineering jerk and take charge of things on the Internet and yell at people who disagree with you?
He refused to budge, and Anne retreated further from public view squashed by his bullying and domineering manner.
Weighing in on the matter, they have all but tried and convicted Wayne Gretzky as a domineering dad in the process.
Isabelle started to starve herself as a means of rebellion, wresting a measure of control from her domineering mother.Isabelle Caro: Anorexic Model Dies, Her Mother Commits Suicide. How Should the Fashion Industry Respond?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|February 7, 2011|DAILY BEAST
He was as domineering and ugly as if he was the only man who had ever met a tragic end.At Good Old Siwash|George Fitch
He liked to feel that he could be her friend, with the power of domineering over her.The Eustace Diamonds|Anthony Trollope
The dominant and domineering party chose the leading soldier of the North as its candidate for President.The Boss and the Machine|Samuel P. Orth
I know they all feel me strict, and managing, and domineering!The Pillars of the House, Vol. I (of 2)|Charlotte M. Yonge
The latter functionary approaches and exclaims with domineering voice, "Vat you vants?"
Word Origin for domineer
1580s, from Dutch domineren "to rule" (16c.), from Middle French dominer, from Latin dominari "to rule, 'lord' it over" (see domination). Shakespeare's usage is not the earliest in English. Related: Domineering.