One who imposes or favors absolute obedience to authority
He is a second autocrat, he concluded with a victorious smile.
In Russia, too, certain reforms were carried out; but they could not survive the suspicious interference of the autocrat and his officials.
Instead of making heavy terms, he offered to the chastened autocrat his alliance, and a partnership in his glory.
Here, in confidence begotten of friendly chats over afternoon tea, the disillusioned autocrat confessed his mistake.
Edward IV., as has been already remarked, had many of the opportunities of the autocrat, if only he had cared to use them; Personal but his sloth and self-indulgence stood in the way.