micromanage

[ mahy-kroh-man-ij ]
/ ˈmaɪ kroʊˌmæn ɪdʒ /

verb (used with object), mi·cro·man·aged, mi·cro·man·ag·ing.

to manage or control with excessive attention to minor details.

Origin of micromanage

First recorded in 1985–90

OTHER WORDS FROM micromanage

mi·cro·man·age·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for micromanage

micromanage
/ (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌmænɪdʒ) /

verb

(tr) to control (a business or project) with excessive attention to minor details
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