Synonyms for Overseer:

n.

businessperson, businesswoman, capitalist, agent, businessman, account executive, ambassador. over, forewoman, foreperson, head, taskmistress, straw boss. custodian (noun)
keeper, ranger, official, guardian, jailer, curator, steward, proctor, gamekeeper, custodian, warder, guard, caretaker, turnkey, functionary.
director (noun)
band master, superintendent, captain, executive, dean, foreman, governor, general, manager, mayor, leader, boss, king, supervisor, officer, overlord, queen, ruler, lord, commandant, warden, administrator, commander, taskmaster, baron, chief, ringmaster, ringleader, magistrate, conductor, director, master.
master (noun)
commandant.
overseer (noun)
superintendent.
person (noun)
superintendent.
person who supervises others' work (noun)
straw boss, head, executive, manager, supervisor, superintendent.
slave driver (noun)
taskmaster.

Other synonyms:

head. Other relevant words:
forewoman, taskmistress, straw boss, head, foreperson.

Usage examples for overseer

  1. What is an overseer – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  2. She liked the sensation of being alone and at home in this room which before she had only entered as an overseer and which she had never expected to occupy. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  3. I am not mad- Howsumever when that aged Tamer Kewthon sold a certain camel called Peter to the overseer of the Babel Sky- works, he thus spake, adjusting his cravat round the tip of his chin- My dear Ten- story- up- in- air! – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats