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domineer (verb) behave tyrannically; try to control others regardless of their feelings.
A person that domineers tries to control others, without any consideration for their feelings. They demand that others obey them. A domineering parent brings up their children under very strict control, and does not allow them any freedom. A domineering manner is an arrogant manner. A domineering look is a threatening look.
- Brought up by a domineering mother, who would not allow him any freedom, Danny grew into a mild-mannered, shy, and withdrawing young man.
- Sam tried to domineer, insisting on others obeying him and had got away with it until he met the wrong person in Jennifer who, he found, was not one to be cowed.