führer


füh·rer

noun \ˈfyr-ər, ˈfir-\

Definition of FÜHRER

:  leader 2; especially :  tyrant

Variants of FÜHRER

füh·rer or fueh·rer \ˈfyr-ər, ˈfir-\

Examples of FÜHRER

  1. <a nation that has suffered under the yoke of one führer after another, never knowing the freedoms of a democracy>

Origin of FÜHRER

German (der) Führer, literally, the leader (title assumed by Adolf Hitler), from Middle High German vüerer, from vüeren to lead, bear, from Old High German fuoren to lead; akin to Old English faran to go — more at fare
First Known Use: 1934

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