Overpeer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Overpeer To peer over; to rise above.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • overpeer To overlook; look down on; rise above; overhang.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Overpeer ō-vėr-pēr′ (Shak.) to overlook: to look down on: to hover above.
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Usage

In literature:

Not so with the stony masses overpeering the town; those in their iron-brown nakedness had the aspect of eternal immobility.
"The Bonadventure" by Edmund Blunden
Green Mountain overpeers all the others.
"Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast" by Samuel Adams Drake
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