slave-driver

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slave-driver

n
1. (Sociology) (esp formerly) a person forcing slaves to work
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) an employer who demands excessively hard work from his employees
Translations

slave-driver

[ˈsleɪvˌdraɪvəʳ] nsorvegliante m di schiavi (fig) → schiavista m/f
References in classic literature ?
Farley and his gang will be promoted to slave-driving.
No wasteful cups, no money to tax-dodging, slave-driving coffee shops.
She doesn't disappoint here, either-except when she makes an awkward misstep intoning her short soliloquy, about being her husband's only wife, to her insensitive, slave-driving boss.
She met the chauffeur of Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones in Switzerland and was offered a job babysitting Richards's two children, but after witnessing a temper tantrum by Richards's live-in girlfriend, declined and took a job as a bartender, offering free drinks in order to get her slave-driving boss, who held her passport as ransom, to fire her.
Not one to mince his words, he said: "Russell Coxon is a sly, slave-driving piece of *** getting innocent people to work for him for nothing.
But I draw the line when an author who just spent an entire book portraying the evils of slave-driving collectivism, and a victory over same by wily and courageous freedom fighters, ends up by telling me the victorious freedom-fighters have just set up "a new infirmary, with free medical care guaranteed for all.
Finally, we are pleased to present Sim Chee Cheang's fascinating study of how local-born Chinese in early twentieth-century Indonesia used fiction to alter their status as slave-driving intermediaries for the Dutch imperialists in power.
But it doesn't take long before you are sucked into a bigger problem - the conflict between the New California Republic and the slave-driving atrocities of Caesar's Legion.
Instead, according to a report in New Scientist, Morishima suggests that the insects themselves could power the slave-driving chips.
Flash back to 2004, and Saeki is a 49-year-old, slave-driving, self-obsessed advertising exec and all-around tough nut, whose perfectionist ways have snared a huge new account for his company.
The slave-driving trainer is one of the main driving forces behind Wales' resurgence as a world boxing force.
only for an important meeting to crop up in Colorado, which Bob needs to attend otherwise, as pointed out by his slave-driving boss (Arnett), he will be seeking alternative employment.