Synonyms and Antonyms of dictator
a person who uses power or authority in a cruel, unjust, or harmful way the dictator had a fierce stranglehold on the country, keeping its people in poverty and ignorance Synonyms of dictator caesar, despot, führer (or fuehrer), oppressor, pharaoh, strongman, tyrannizer, tyrantWords Related to dictator autarch, autocrat, monocrat; authoritarian, Big Brother, paramount, potentate, totalitarian; caudillo, overlord, warlord; boss, captain, chief, dominator, kingpin, leader, master, overlord, ruler; king, lord, monarch, prince, queen, sovereign (also sovran); baron, czar (also tsar or tzar), magnate, mogul, tycoon; disciplinarian, discipliner, enforcer, martinet, taskmaster
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