Synonyms for Taskmaster:
n.disciplinarian, autocrat, dictator, big brother, gatekeeper, tyrant, nag, control freak, martinet. head, foreperson, over, forewoman, taskmistress, straw boss. •director (noun)
foreman, mayor, director, commandant, queen, executive, ringleader, officer, general, overseer, superintendent, conductor, magistrate, band master, chief, captain, administrator, warden, master, lord, boss, commander, overlord, ringmaster, supervisor, baron, ruler, governor, leader, dean, manager, king.
•slave driver (noun)
foreperson, supervisor, manager, tyrant, overseer, boss, disciplinarian, director.
forewoman, taskmistress, martinet, control freak, straw boss, big brother, foreperson, dictator. gatekeeper, autocrat, tyrant. nag. head. •trainer
•Other relevant words:
forewoman, disciplinarian, tyrant, autocrat, head, straw boss, monitor, inspector, dictator, martinet, taskmistress, foreperson.
Usage examples for taskmaster
Our liveliest sympathies attend these white brethren- torn from their homes, the ties of family and friendship rudely severed, parent separated from child and husband from wife, exposed at public sale like cattle, and dependent, like cattle, upon the uncertain will of an arbitrary taskmaster – White Slavery in the Barbary States by Charles Sumner