Synonyms and Antonyms of tyrant

  1. a person who uses power or authority in a cruel, unjust, or harmful way the people universally feared the tyrant, who was notorious for his frequent use of torture Synonyms caesar, dictator, führer (or fuehrer), oppressor, pharaoh, strongman, tyrannizer, despotRelated Words 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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