Definition of Overman

1. n. One in authority over others; a chief; usually, an overseer or boss.



Definition of Overman

1. Noun. A person who supervises others; a supervisor ¹

2. Noun. A person with great powers; a superman ¹

3. Verb. to provide with too many personnel ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overman

1. a foreman [n OVERMEN] / to provide with more men than are needed [v -MANNED, -MANNING, -MANS] - See also: foreman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overman

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overluminosities
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overman (current term)
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Literary usage of Overman

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1903)
"overman, 48 С. С. A. 223, 109 Fed. 65. Liabilities involving payment or the ... overman, 48 CCA 223, 109 Fed. 66. If a fiduciary creditor prove his debt, ..."

2. Coal Mining Described and Illustrated by Thomas H. Walton (1885)
"THE overman is an important personage, filling a very responsible position. ... The overman has generally passed all the grades, except in some cases that ..."

3. Trübner's Bibliographical Guide to American Literature: A Classed List of by Nikolaus Triibner (1859)
"6d- overman.—Mechanics for the Millwright, Machinist, Engineer, Civil Engineer, Architect, and Student; containing a clear Elementary Exposition of the ..."

4. Trübner's Bibliographical Guide to American Literature: A Classed List of by Nicolas Trübner, Benjamin Moran, Edward Edwards (1859)
"overman.—Mechanics for the Millwright, Machinist, Engineer, Civil Engineer. Architect, and Student ; containing a clear Elementary Exposition of the ..."

5. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901)
"overman still lives, but seems to have found its latest home in America. ... Married—George Saunders and Alice overman : St. Dionis ..."

6. Massachusetts of Today: A Memorial of the State, Historical and Biographical by Daniel P. Toomey (1892)
"Mr. overman was educated at the State Normal University of Illinois. ... For some time when he first began, Mr. overman had AH overman. position and sold ..."

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