noun: One who keeps watch over and directs the work of others, especially laborers.
noun: A supervisor or superintendent.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
And their bailiff, a serf, or some overseer from the German natives, gets the peasant under his thumb again.
The method of the overseer is short and simple: apart from considerations of morality, conscience, and divine retribution, it seemed a short road to the accomplishment of his purpose.
Mr. L —, who for the last two years has been his own overseer, is also active and energetic, and busy from morning till night, and while superintending the management of the estate, is indefatigable and unceasing in his pastoral duties among the people.
One morning after breakfast, in the presence of Lincoln, who had stayed with him over night, and who was on his way to town, he called his overseer and said to him:
When they were fairly out of sight of the troopers, she called the overseer to the side of the coach.