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Noun
/ˈtīrənt/,
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tyrants, plural;
  1. A cruel and oppressive ruler
    • - the tyrant was deposed by popular demonstrations
  2. A person exercising power or control in a cruel, unreasonable, or arbitrary way
    • - her father was a tyrant and a bully
  3. (esp. in ancient Greece) A ruler who seized power without legal right

  4. A tyrant flycatcher


  1. a cruel and oppressive dictator
  2. in ancient Greece, a ruler who had seized power without legal right to it
  3. any person who exercises power in a cruel way; "his father was a tyrant"
  4. In classical politics, a tyrant (Greek τύραννος, turannos) is one who has taken power by his or her own means as opposed to hereditary or constitutional power. This mode of rule is referred to as tyranny (τυραννίς turannis).
  5. Tyrant is a demo by Backyard Babies, released in 1989. At this point the band were also called Tyrant. The lineup included Johan Blomquist on guitar, vocalist and bassist Tobias Fischer, lead guitarist Dregen and drummer Peder Carlsson.
  6. Tyrant are a hard rock/heavy metal band from Tasmania, Australia.
  7. Tyrant is a fictional, extraterrestrial supervillain in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character first appears in Silver Surfer vol. 3, #81 (June 1993).
  8. Tyrant is a Japanese symphonic black metal band.
  9. This is a list of characters that have appeared in the Resident Evil media franchise, including both video games and films.
  10. Sad Wings of Destiny is the second album by the British heavy metal group Judas Priest, released in 1976.
  11. Tyrant is a comic book series published by Spiderbaby Grafix about a Tyrannosaurus rex, written by Steve Bissette.
  12. House entered a sixth season on September 21, 2009 with a two-hour premiere. The season premiere, titled "Broken", was filmed at the Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in New Jersey.
  13. ''The Tyrant'' is an absurd novel for absurd times that chronicles the actions of a secret cabal of heroes fighting to save the world from a malevolent enemy beyond space and time.
  14. An absolute ruler who governs without restriction; A harsh and cruel ruler; An oppressive, cruel and harsh person
  15. An absolute ruler who uses his or her power unjustly or oppressively (See also Despot and Dictator)
  16. The term the Greeks used to describe someone who seized and held power in violation of the normal procedures and traditions of the community. Tyrants appeared in many Greek city-states in the seventh and sixth centuries B.C.E. ...
  17. Someone who rules over someone else, often in a cruel manner.
  18. Originally, in Lambian psychiatry, someone enslaved to their genes, as Lamb thought Ryan & Co. were; in time, a synonym for "enemy" or "evil one".
  19. A ruler with absolute power.
  20. a cruel or unjust ruler who