Meaning of taskmaster

task•mas•ter

Pronunciation: (task'mas"tur, täsk'mä"stur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person whose function it is to assign tasks, esp. burdensome ones, to others.
  2. a person who supervises rigorously the work of others.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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