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People who tell people what to do - synonyms or related words

disciplinarian

noun

someone who thinks that people should obey rules and punishes people who do not

autocrat

noun

someone who tells other people what to do without caring what they think

dictator

noun

someone who tells people what to do and refuses to listen to their opinions

tyrant

noun

someone in a position of power who behaves in a cruel and unfair way

nag

noun

informal

someone who keeps asking or telling you to do something in a way that annoys you

control freak

noun

informal

someone who wants to control every aspect of a situation and will not allow other people to share in making decisions

slave driver

noun

informal

someone who makes other people work very hard

Big Brother

noun

a person or organization that watches people all the time and tries to control everything they say or do

gatekeeper

noun

someone who makes decisions about which people can use something or see someone

martinet

noun

formal

someone who is very strict

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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