Overweening - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌəʊvərˈwiːnɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word overweening
Brit.  |əʊvəˈwiːnɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word overweening


- unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings (syn: excessive, extravagant, exuberant)
overweening ambition
overweening greed
- presumptuously arrogant (syn: uppity)
had a witty but overweening manner
no idea how overweening he would be

Extra examples

...a director who has little patience for overweening actors who think they are above taking advice and criticism...

...overweening desire for wealth and fame...

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