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taskmaster Syllabification: task·mas·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈtaskˌmastər/

Definition of taskmaster in English:


A person who imposes a harsh or onerous workload on someone.
Example sentences
  • He went to train in Paris, Belgium and Scotland under harsh taskmasters.
  • Martin, the course director, is something of a harsh taskmaster when he wants to be.
  • I appreciated the counselling of compassion and acceptance, since my tendency is to be a harsh taskmistress.
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