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3 definitions found
 for overseer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Overseer \O`ver*seer"\, n.
     One who oversees; a superintendent; a supervisor; as, an
     overseer of a mill; specifically, one or certain public
     officers; as, an overseer of the poor; an overseer of
     highways.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  overseer
      n 1: a person who directs and manages an organization [syn:
           overseer, superintendent]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  32 Moby Thesaurus words for "overseer":
     Big Brother, auditor, boatswain, boss, chief, comptroller,
     controller, floor manager, floorman, floorwalker, foreman, gaffer,
     ganger, head, headman, inspector, manager, monitor,
     noncommissioned officer, overman, proctor, sirdar, slave driver,
     straw boss, subforeman, super, superintendent, superior,
     supervisor, surveyor, taskmaster, visitor
  
  

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