slave driver


an overseer of slaves.
a hard taskmaster: His boss was a slave driver.

Nearby words

  1. slave,
  2. slave ant,
  3. slave bracelet,
  4. slave coast,
  5. slave cylinder,
  6. slave labor,
  7. slave labor camp,
  8. slave river,
  9. slave ship,
  10. slave state

Origin of slave driver

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019