noun. ['ˈdɛspət'] a cruel and oppressive dictator.
- despota (Latin)
- δεσπότης (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Rhymes with Despot
How do you pronounce despot?
Pronounce despot as ˈdɛspət.
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Sentences with despot
1. Noun, singular or mass
The most horrific government, as he saw it, was the dictatorship or despot that brutalizes the population.