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Definition of overdog noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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a person, organization, or country that is successful or in a stronger position than others, especially when they seem to have an unfair advantage political leaders who support the interests of the overdog The judge had a reputation as a champion of the overdog. This newspaper aims to defend the underdog and bite the ankle of the overdog. opposite underdog
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