noun, plural o·ver·men [oh-ver-muh n for 1; oh-ver-men for 2] /ˈoʊ vər mən for 1; ˈoʊ vərˌmɛn for 2/.
verb (used with object), o·ver·manned, o·ver·man·ning.
Examples from the Web for overman
At thirty he was overman of the Dochart pit, the most important in the Aberfoyle colliery.The Underground City|Jules Verne
Mr. Carlton, the viewer, looked vexed and annoyed; he was asking the overman to send to a mine a few miles off for their engineer.Charlie Scott|Unknown
The racial will, as we have seen, must be taught to aim at the Overman.Prophets of Dissent|Otto Heller
A superior tenant rarely sent more than two men to the bedrip, or two men and an overman, that is a foreman.
No overman would be here without his knowledge; and try how he would to find some reason for the sound, he was still at fault.Son Philip|George Manville Fenn