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taskmaster

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of taskmaster

  1. 1 a boss who assigns much work pitiless taskmaster that he was, Ebenezer Scrooge only reluctantly let his ill-paid clerk have Christmas Day off Synonyms slave driver Related Words enslaver; authoritarian, disciplinarian, discipliner, martinet, stickler; despot, dictator, oppressor, tyrant; dominator, overlord; taskmistress; micromanager

  2. 2 the person (as an employer or supervisor) who tells people and especially workers what to do known as a tough but fair taskmaster Synonyms boss man, captain, chief, foreman, head, headman, helmsman, honcho, jefe, kingpin, leader, master, bossRelated Words directress, mistress; administrator, commander, director, executive, general, governor, hierarch, higher-up; leadman, manager, overseer, principal, skipper, standard-bearer, steward, straw boss, superintendent, superior, supervisor; dominator, lord, overlord, potentate, ruler, sovereign (also sovran); figurehead; slave driver; baron, czar (also tsar or tzar), king, magnate, mogul, president, prince; big cheese, big gun, bigwig, top dog, top gun; cohead, coleader; employer, gaffer [British], ganger [British]; micromanager; subchief, subdirectorNear Antonyms dependent, inferior, junior, secondary, subject, subordinate, underling


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