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SLAVE DRIVER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does slave driver mean? 

SLAVE DRIVER (noun)
  The noun SLAVE DRIVER has 2 senses:

1. a cruel employer who demands excessive work from the employees
2. a supervisor of slaves at work

  Familiarity information: SLAVE DRIVER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SLAVE DRIVER (noun)


Sense 1slave driver [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A cruel employer who demands excessive work from the employees

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Simon Legree; slave driver

Hypernyms ("slave driver" is a kind of...):

employer (a person or firm that employs workers)


Sense 2slave driver [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A supervisor of slaves at work

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("slave driver" is a kind of...):

taskmaster (someone who imposes hard or continuous work)


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