drillmaster

noun
drill·​mas·​ter | \ ˈdril-ˌma-stər How to pronounce drillmaster (audio) \

Definition of drillmaster

1 : an instructor in military drill
2 : an instructor or director who maintains severe discipline and often stresses method and detail

First Known Use of drillmaster

1833, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Drillmaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drillmaster. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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