Synonyms of martinet
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• He became an overly strict authoritarian.
disciplinarianIf you describe someone as a disciplinarian, you mean that they believe in making people obey strict rules of behaviour and in punishing severely anyone who disobeys.
• He has a reputation for being a hard disciplinarian.
sticklerIf you are a stickler for something, you always demand or require it.
• I'm a bit of a stickler for accuracy.
Thesaurus for martinet from the Collins English Thesaurus
a person who maintains strict discipline, esp in a military force