overween

[ oh-ver-ween ]
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verb (used without object)Archaic.
  1. to be conceited or arrogant.

Origin of overween

1
1275–1325; Middle English overwenen;see over-, ween

Other words from overween

  • o·ver·ween·er, noun

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