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sundowner

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Synonyms for sundowner

  • enforcer
  • authoritarian
  • bully
  • despot
  • master
  • sergeant
  • stickler
  • teacher
  • trainer
  • tyrant
  • drill sergeant
  • formalist
  • strict teacher
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Once a man becomes a "sundowner" he is useless for any honest employment.

Now grooms were hard to get, especially at the price I could afford to pay, and I did not want a man of the sundowner stamp.

Also it's safe to draw a sundowner sitting listlessly on a bench on the veranda, reading the Bulletin.

The news of his return spread quickly and several officials dropped in for a "sundowner."

He longed each night for the usual "sundowner," but had determined not to open his one remaining bottle, in case of accident.

Sundowner: (Historical) A swagman who arrives at a place too late for work, but looking for food and/or shelter.

It was no sundowner, not even a man from Boonara, out on the jag, who had wandered in a half-frenzied condition so many miles.

The cocktail, the universal "sherry and bitters" and "sundowner" will have to be retained.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SUNDOWNER

disciplinarian

nounperson who makes others work hard
  • authoritarian
  • bully
  • despot
  • drill sergeant
  • enforcer
  • formalist
  • master
  • sergeant
  • stickler
  • strict teacher
  • sundowner
  • teacher
  • trainer
  • tyrant
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