man on horseback


noun

a military leader who presents himself as the savior of the country during a period of crisis and either assumes or threatens to assume dictatorial powers.
any dictator.

Nearby words

  1. man of the cloth,
  2. man of the hour,
  3. man of the house,
  4. man of the moment,
  5. man of the world,
  6. man on the street,
  7. man orchid,
  8. man power,
  9. man proposes, god disposes,
  10. man shall not live by bread alone

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