What does the word taskmaster mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who assigns tasks.

Usage examples for taskmaster

  1. We must not for an instant imagine that Browning was indolent or indifferent; it is known that he was a taskmaster to himself. – Emerson and Other Essays by John Jay Chapman
  2. Larry the Bat, is a hard taskmaster! – The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  3. Mr Willows a taskmaster! – Will of the Mill by George Manville Fenn