peasant definition

  • noun:
    • a part for the course constituted by small farmers and tenants, sharecroppers, and laborers on land where they form the primary labor pool in farming.
    • A country person; a rustic.
    • An uncouth, crude, or ill-bred individual; a boor.
    • a part of lowly personal course which toils regarding the land, constituted by little farmers and tenants, sharecroppers, farmhands along with other laborers on the land where they form the main labor force in agriculture and horticulture.
    • A country person.
    • An uncouth, crude or ill-bred individual.
    • a member of staff product
    • A countryman; a rustic; especially, one of many least expensive course of tillers associated with soil in europe.
    • A person of substandard ranking or condition living in the united states or perhaps in a rural town, and usually engaged in farming work; a rustic; a countryman.
    • certainly one of a (chiefly European) class of farming laborers
    • a country person
    • a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
  • adjective:
    • Rustic, outlying.
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to, or characteristic of, peasants; rustic; rural: often used as an epithet of reproach.

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