Synonyms for overseer
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVERSEER
"Let the men rest and thank the gods," he said to his overseer.
So I took her in, and the overseer said I was welcome to her.
She was the overseer's cross; no one could help him bear it.
The slaves sat round an overseer who shook the dozing and nudged the slow.
Don't she boss him round like the overseer on a cranberry swamp?
Or ought this science to be the overseer and governor of all the others?
The overseer bade him go to the devil, and get out of the plantation.
Once an overseer challenged him, demanding to know his business.
When a Kaffir strikes a diamond, he gets a commission, and so does his overseer.
It is clear to me an overseer of this sort would be worth his weight in gold.
late 14c., agent noun from oversee (v.).
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR OVERSEER
- front office
- head honcho
- head person
- person upstairs