slave driver


slave driver
Synonyms and related words:
Big Brother, Simon Legree, absolute monarch, absolute ruler, all-powerful ruler, arrogator, auditor, autarch, autocrat, boatswain, boss, caesar, chief, commissar, comptroller, controller, czar, despot, dictator, disciplinarian, driver, duce, floor manager, floorman, floorwalker, foreman, gaffer, ganger, hard master, head, headman, inspector, martinet, monitor, noncommissioned officer, oligarch, oppressor, overman, overseer, pharaoh, proctor, sirdar, stickler, straw boss, subforeman, super, superintendent, supervisor, surveyor, taskmaster, tyrant, usurper, visitor, warlord

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Slave driver — Slave Slave (sl[=a]v), n. [Cf. F. esclave, D. slaaf, Dan. slave, sclave, Sw. slaf, all fr. G. sklave, MHG. also slave, from the national name of the Slavonians, or Sclavonians (in LL. Slavi or Sclavi), who were frequently made slaves by the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slave Driver — (zu deutsch etwa Sklaventreiber ) ist ein Song von Bob Marley und seiner Band The Wailers. Es wurde auf dem Studioalbum Catch a Fire (1973) als zweites von neun Lieder veröffentlicht. Slave Driver wird auch als Alternativtitel Catch a Fire… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • slave driver — If someone is a slave driver they work you very hard, often with unreal expectations of what you can achieve …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • slave driver — slave .driver n someone who makes people work very hard used in a disapproving or humorous way …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • slave driver — slave ,driver noun count INFORMAL someone who makes other people work very hard …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • slave-driver — ► NOUN informal ▪ a person who works others very hard …   English terms dictionary

  • slave driver — ☆ slave driver n. 1. a person who directs or oversees the work of slaves 2. any merciless taskmaster …   English World dictionary

  • slave driver — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms slave driver : singular slave driver plural slave drivers informal someone who makes other people work very hard …   English dictionary

  • slave driver — {n.} A cruel, merciless boss or employer who makes the people under him work extremely hard for little compensation. * /Mr. Catwallender is such a slave driver that nobody cares to work for him anymore./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • slave driver — {n.} A cruel, merciless boss or employer who makes the people under him work extremely hard for little compensation. * /Mr. Catwallender is such a slave driver that nobody cares to work for him anymore./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • slave driver — 1. an overseer of slaves. 2. a hard taskmaster: His boss was a slave driver. [1800 10, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium


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