noun, plural o·ver·men [oh-ver-muh n for 1; oh-ver-men for 2] /ˈoʊ vər mən for 1; ˈoʊ vərˌmɛn for 2/.

  1. a foreman, supervisor, or overseer.
  2. a superman.

verb (used with object), o·ver·manned, o·ver·man·ning.

  1. to oversupply with men, especially for service: Indiscriminate hiring had overmanned the factory.

verb (ˌəʊvəˈmæn) -mans, -manning or -manned

  1. (tr) to supply with an excessive number of men

noun (ˈəʊvəˌmæn) plural -men

  1. a man who oversees others
  2. the Nietzschean superman

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