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Definition of: AUTHORITARIAN
- A person who behaves in a tyrannical manner; "my boss is a dictator who makes everyone work overtime"
- Characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty; "an authoritarian regime"; "autocratic government"; "despotic rulers"; "a dictatorial rule that lasted for the duration of the war"; "a tyrannical government"
- Expecting unquestioning obedience; "the timid child of authoritarian parents"; "insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter"