Pronunciation of Employer
/ɛmplˈɔ͡ɪə/, /ɛmplˈɔɪə/, /ɛ_m_p_l_ˈɔɪ_ə/
Synonyms for employer:
Other synonyms and related words:
establishment, businessperson, chieftain, enforcer, man, dictator, patron, oppressor, president, headman, demagogue, mistress, governor, leader, hirer, autocrat, figurehead, spearhead, supremo, potentate, chief, boss, master, head, honcho.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
person, business who hires (noun)
Usage examples for employer:
- " I cannot pay it," says the employer. - "Between You and Me", Sir Harry Lauder.
- " I understand that your relations with her have been much closer and more kindly than are often those between a servant and her employer," and as she nodded, he went on: " The Dean was afraid that it would give you a terrible shock- in fact, he himself seems extremely surprised and distressed; he had evidently quite a personal feeling of affection and respect for this old German woman, Anna Bauer!" - "Good Old Anna", Marie Belloc Lowndes.
- No union had ever dreamed of asking such terms of an employer. - "Youth Challenges", Clarence B Kelland.