Meaning of overman


Pronunciation: (n. ō'vur-mun for 1, ō'vur-man" for 2v. ō"vur-man'), [key]
— n., pl. v., -men -manned, -man•ning.
  1. a foreman, supervisor, or overseer.
  2. a superman.
  1. to oversupply with men, esp. for service: Indiscriminate hiring had overmanned the factory.
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