overman

overman

[n. oh-ver-muhn for 1, oh-ver-man for 2; v. oh-ver-man]
noun, plural overmen [oh-ver-muhn for 1; oh-ver-men for 2 ] .
1.
a foreman, supervisor, or overseer.
2.
a superman.
verb (used with object), overmanned, overmanning.
3.
to oversupply with men, especially for service: Indiscriminate hiring had overmanned the factory.

Origin:
1200–1250; Middle English (noun); see over-, man1

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overman
 
vb , -mans, -manning, -manned
1.  (tr) to supply with an excessive number of men
 
n , -mans, -manning, -manned, -men
2.  a man who oversees others
3.  the Nietzschean superman

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