lord it over 对（某人）发号施令，对（某人）作威作福
He likes to lord it over his little sister.
Haley has been lording it over me ever since she beat me out for the promotion.
Mr. Smith seems to lord it over his wife. His wife can't stand him anymore.
The boss lords it over everyone in the office.
She's lorded it over me all our adult lives because she went to college.
He likes to lord it over the junior staff. Lots of employees don't like him.