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 Dictionary entry overview: What does overseer mean? 

  The noun OVERSEER has 1 sense:

1. a person who directs and manages an organization

  Familiarity information: OVERSEER used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1overseer [BACK TO TOP]


A person who directs and manages an organization

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


overseer; superintendent

Hypernyms ("overseer" is a kind of...):

supervisor (one who supervises or has charge and direction of)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "overseer"):

ramrod (a harshly demanding overseer)

school superintendent (the superintendent of a school system)

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