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slave driver

noun

Simple Definition of slave driver

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

  • : someone who makes people work very hard

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of slave driver

  1. 1 :  a supervisor of slaves at work

  2. 2 :  a harsh taskmaster

Examples of slave driver in a sentence

  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>



1792

First Known Use of slave driver

1792


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