A slave to alcohol; a slave to an irrational fear.
An example of slave is Harriet Tubman before her escape.
An example of slave is a person who is dominated by fashion trends.
An example of slave is to engage in physical labor at work for 14 hours a day.
His boss's slave.
A slave to fashion.
A slave to passion, to strong drink, or to ambition.
Origin of slave
- Middle English sclave from Old French esclave from Medieval Latin sclāvus from Sclāvus Slav (from the widespread enslavement of captured Slavs in the early Middle Ages) Slav
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition