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DESPOT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does despot mean? 

DESPOT (noun)
  The noun DESPOT has 1 sense:

1. a cruel and oppressive dictator

  Familiarity information: DESPOT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DESPOT (noun)


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Meaning:

A cruel and oppressive dictator

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

autocrat; despot; tyrant

Hypernyms ("despot" is a kind of...):

dictator; potentate (a ruler who is unconstrained by law)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "despot"):

czar (a person having great power)


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