slave driver

noun

Definition of slave driver

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

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taskmaster

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Examples of slave driver in a Sentence

The new boss is a real slave driver. 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

noun

English Language Learners Definition of slave driver

: someone who is in charge of slaves and makes them work
disapproving : someone who makes people work very hard

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