slave driver

noun

Definition of slave driver

1 : a supervisor of slaves at work
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

First Known Use of slave driver

1792

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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SLAVE DRIVER Defined for English Language Learners

slave driver

Definition of slave driver for English Language Learners

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

  • : someone who makes people work very hard



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