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Dictator

Dictator Meaning & Definition
Dictator Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Dictator?

[n] a person behaves in an tyrannical manner; "my boss is a dictator who makes everyone work overtime"
[n] a ruler who is unconstrained by law
[n] a speaker who dictates to a secretary or a recording machine

Synonyms | Synonyms for Dictator: authoritarian | potentate

Related Terms | Find terms related to Dictator: absolute monarch | absolute ruler | all-powerful ruler | arrogator | autarch | authoritarian | authoritative | autocrat | caesar | commissar | czar | despot | disciplinarian | doctrinaire | driver | duce | hard master | martinet | oligarch | oppressor | overlord | pharaoh | Simon Legree | slave driver | stern | stickler | strong man | tyrant | usurper | warlord

See Also | Adolf Hitler | autocrat | Baby Doc | Benito Mussolini | Big Brother | Der Fuhrer | despot | disciplinarian | Duvalier | El Caudillo | Francisco Franco | Franco | Francois Duvalier | Hitler | Husain | Husayn | Hussein | Il Duce | Jean-Claude Duvalier | martinet | moralist | Mussolini | oppressor | Papa Doc | ruler | Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti | Saddam Hussein | shogun | speaker | swayer | talker | Tojo | Tojo Eiki | Tojo Hideki | tyrant | utterer | verbaliser | verbalizer

Dictator In Webster's Dictionary

\Dic*ta"tor\, n. [L.] 1. One who dictates; one who prescribes rules and maxims authoritatively for the direction of others. --Locke. 2. One invested with absolute authority; especially, a magistrate created in times of exigence and distress, and invested with unlimited power. Invested with the authority of a dictator, nay, of a pope, over our language. --Macaulay.

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