Student Thesaurus

One entry found for despot.
Entry Word: despot
Function: noun
Text: a person who uses power or authority in a cruel, unjust, or harmful way <the despot threw anyone who dared to criticize his rule into jail>
Synonyms autocrat, dictator, oppressor, potentate, tyrant
Related Words dominator, master, overlord, ruler; king, lord, monarch, prince, queen, sovereign; baron, czar (also tsar or tzar), magnate, mogul, tycoon; authoritarian, disciplinarian, discipliner, martinet