verb[with object] (usually as adjective slave-driving) informal
Make (someone) work very hard: slave-driving managers they slave-drive their staff
More example sentences
- What in heavens was Nadia thinking when she agreed to be slave-driven year after year, until her Green Card came?
- He announced measures which should see slave-driving landlords face prison sentences, and not just symbolic fines.
- The slave-driving studios keeping their contract stars hard at it were dream factories.
Definition of slave-drive in:
- The US English dictionary