slave-driver

slave driver

noun
1.
an overseer of slaves.
2.
a hard taskmaster: His boss was a slave driver.

Origin:
1800–10, Americanism

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slave-driver
 
n
1.  (esp formerly) a person forcing slaves to work
2.  an employer who demands excessively hard work from his employees

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