from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who oppresses, or exercises undue severity in the use of power or authority.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who oppresses; one who imposes unjust burdens on others; one who harasses others with unjust laws or unreasonable severity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone who oppresses another or others.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person of authority who subjects others to undue pressures


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.