Definition of slave driver
1 : a supervisor of slaves at work
2 : a harsh taskmaster
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>
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SLAVE DRIVER Defined for English Language Learners
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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