slave driver


slave driver

noun

: someone who is in charge of slaves and makes them work

: someone who makes people work very hard

Full Definition of SLAVE DRIVER

1
:  a supervisor of slaves at work
2
:  a harsh taskmaster

Examples of SLAVE DRIVER

  1. The new boss is a real slave driver.
  2. <the director is a real slave driver, but actors still clamor for the opportunity to work with him>

First Known Use of SLAVE DRIVER

1792

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