Definition of führer in English:

führer

Syllabification: füh·rer
Pronunciation: /ˈfyo͞orər
 
/
(also fuehrer)

noun

  • A ruthless, tyrannical leader.
    More example sentences
    • Instead, our beloved fuehrer the Prime Minister is calling for increased European arms expenditure so that the EU does not have to rely so heavily on the US.
    • Like dictators and führers, politicians always come to the scene of a natural disaster carrying a wad of cash.
    • He is the country's principal elected magistrate, not its fuehrer.

Origin

mid 20th century: from German Führer 'leader', part of the title Führer und Reichskanzler 'Leader and Chancellor of the Empire' assumed in 1934 by Adolf Hitler, Adolf.

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