Meaning of oppressor in English
Definitions1. a person of authority who subjects others to undue pressures
- « Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor. » James Russell Lowell
- « If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. » Desmond Tutu
- « Democracy is the form of government that gives every man the right to be his own oppressor. » James Russell Lowell
- « Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor it must be demanded by the oppressed. » Martin Luther King, Jr.