The definition of a taskmaster is someone who makes others work very hard and stay on track in doing the work.
An example of a taskmaster is a tough manager who assigns a large work load and makes sure everyone completes it.
A person who regularly imposes difficult or demanding tasks.
- In the face of having their programs cut, several inexperienced but talented college freshman come together to put a cheerleading squad together to beat the current reigning champions and their horrid taskmaster captain, Tina.
- Luke discovers Yoda is a tiny green troll, who can move mountains with his mind, and is a stern taskmaster.
- Miss Keller began to get the better of her old friendly taskmaster, the phrase.
- He was a native of Berri, like herself, a stern but kindly taskmaster who treated her much as Dr Johnson treated Fanny Burney.
- She no longer wanted a taskmaster – especially one who would leave his wife and children when things didn't suit him.