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slave driver

noun
1.
an overseer of slaves.
2.
a hard taskmaster:
His boss was a slave driver.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for slave-driver

slave-driver

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