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Definition of tyrant noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    tyrant

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈtaɪrənt//
     
     
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  1. 1a person who has complete power in a country and uses it in a cruel and unfair way synonym dictator
  2. 2 The country was ruled by a succession of tyrants.
  3. 3(figurative) His boss is a complete tyrant.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: tyrant