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farm·er

 (fär′mər)
n.
1. One who works on or operates a farm.
2. One who has paid for the right to collect and retain certain revenues or profits.
3. A simple, unsophisticated person; a bumpkin.

farmer

(ˈfɑːmə)
n
1. (Agriculture) a person who operates or manages a farm
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who obtains the right to collect and retain a tax, rent, etc, or operate a franchise for a specified period on payment of a fee
3. (Commerce) a person who looks after a child for a fixed sum

Farmer

(ˈfɑːmə)
n
(Biography) John. ?1565–1605, English madrigal composer and organist

farm•er

(ˈfɑr mər)

n.
1. a person who operates a farm or cultivates land.
2. an unsophisticated person from a rural area; yokel.
3. a person who undertakes some service at a fixed price.
4. a person who undertakes the collection of taxes, duties, etc., paying a fixed sum for the privilege of keeping what is collected.
[1350–1400; Middle English fermer < Anglo-French; Old French fermier collector of revenue. See farm, -er2]

Far•mer

(ˈfɑr mər)

n.
1. Fannie (Merritt), 1857–1915, U.S. authority on cooking.
2. James (Leonard), 1920–99, U.S. civil-rights leader.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.farmer - a person who operates a farmfarmer - a person who operates a farm  
contadino - an Italian farmer
creator - a person who grows or makes or invents things
agriculturalist, agriculturist, cultivator, grower, raiser - someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
apiarist, apiculturist, beekeeper - a farmer who keeps bees for their honey
dairy farmer, dairyman - the owner or manager of a dairy
arboriculturist, tree farmer, forester - someone trained in forestry
plantation owner, planter - the owner or manager of a plantation
rancher - a person who owns or operates a ranch
smallholder - a person owning or renting a smallholding
small farmer - a farmer on a small farm
sower - someone who sows
stock farmer, stock raiser, stockman - farmer who breed or raises livestock
tenant farmer - a farmer who works land owned by someone else
tiller - someone who tills land (prepares the soil for the planting of crops)
2.Farmer - United States civil rights leader who in 1942 founded the Congress of Racial Equality (born in 1920)
3.Farmer - an expert on cooking whose cookbook has undergone many editions (1857-1915)

farmer

noun agriculturist, yeoman, smallholder, crofter (Scot.), grazier, agriculturalist, rancher, agronomist, husbandman, cockie or cocky (Austral. & N.Z. informal) He was a simple farmer scratching a living from the soil.
Translations
مُزارِعمُزارِع، فَلاّح، صاحِب مَزْرَعَه
farmářsedlák
landmandbonde
maanviljelijätalonpoikaviljelijäfarmari
farmer
farmer
bóndi
農場主
농부
agricola
kmet
bondejordbrukare
ชาวนา
trang chủ

farmer

[ˈfɑːməʳ] Nagricultor(a) m/f, granjero/a m/f, chacarero/a m/f (LAm); [of large farm] → hacendado/a m/f, estanciero/a m/f (LAm), ranchero/a m/f (Mex)

farmer

[ˈfɑːrr] nfermier/ière m/f, agriculteur/trice m/f
He's a farmer → Il est agriculteur.farmers' market farmers market nmarché m fermier

farmer

nBauer m, → Bäuerin f, → Landwirt(in) m(f); (in US, Australia) → Farmer(in) m(f); (= mink farmer)Züchter(in) m(f); (= fish farmer)Teichwirt(in) m(f) (form); (= gentleman farmer)Gutsherr m; (= tenant farmer)Pächter(in) m(f); farmer’s wifeBäuerin f; farmer’s co-operativelandwirtschaftliche Genossenschaft

farmer

[ˈfɑːməʳ] nagricoltore m, contadino/a, coltivatore/trice; (owner of farm) → proprietario/a terriero/a

farm

(faːm) noun
1. an area of land, including buildings, used for growing crops, breeding and keeping cows, sheep, pigs etc. Much of England is good agricultural land and there are many farms.
2. the farmer's house and the buildings near it in such a place. We visited the farm; (also adjective) a farm kitchen.
verb
to cultivate (the land) in order to grow crops, breed and keep animals etc. He farms (5,000 acres) in the south.
ˈfarmer noun
the owner or tenant of a farm who works on the land etc. How many farmworkers does that farmer employ?
ˈfarming noun
the business of owning or running a farm. There is a lot of money involved in farming; (also adjective) farming communities.
ˈfarmhouse noun
the house in which a farmer lives.
ˈfarmyard noun
the open area surrounded by the farm buildings. There were several hens loose in the farmyard; (also adjective) farmyard animals.

farmer

مُزارِع farmář landmand Bauer αγρότης agricultor, granjero maanviljelijä fermier farmer contadino 農場主 농부 boer gårdbruker rolnik agricultor, fazendeiro фермер jordbrukare ชาวนา çiftçi trang chủ 农夫

farmer

n. campesino-a, granjero-a.

farmer

n agricultor -ra mf, granjero -ra mf
References in classic literature ?
A little girl, the daughter of a farmer, had been thrown from a buggy and killed.
Among the musical disciples who assembled, one evening in each week, to receive his instructions in psalmody, was Katrina Van Tassel, the daughter and only child of a substantial Dutch farmer.
Besides," thinks I,"look at it once; why, the end of it --the foot part --what a small sort of end it is; whereas, if a broad footed farmer kicked me, there's a devilish broad insult.
Marija was an orphan, and had worked since childhood for a rich farmer of Vilna, who beat her regularly.
I think that the farmer displaces the Indian even because he redeems the meadow, and so makes himself stronger and in some respects more natural.
Toward the shaven monk who trudged along with his cowl tilted back and the sweat washing down his fat jowls, the coal-burner was deeply reverent; to the gentleman he was abject; with the small farmer and the free mechanic he was cordial and gossipy; and when a slave passed by with a counte- nance respectfully lowered, this chap's nose was in the air -- he couldn't even see him.
A strapping, ruddy girl was beating flax or some such stuff in a little bit of a good-box of a barn, and she swung her flail with a will--if it was a flail; I was not farmer enough to know what she was at; a frowsy, barelegged girl was herding half a dozen geese with a stick--driving them along the lane and keeping them out of the dwellings; a cooper was at work in a shop which I know he did not make so large a thing as a hogshead in, for there was not room.
Then I told her my father and mother was dead, and the law had bound me out to a mean old farmer in the country thirty mile back from the river, and he treated me so bad I couldn't stand it no longer; he went away to be gone a couple of days, and so I took my chance and stole some of his daughter's old clothes and cleared out, and I had been three nights coming the thirty miles.
The only bright spot in the horizon was Hannah's engagement to Will Melville,--a young farmer whose land joined Sunnybrook, who had a good house, was alone in the world, and his own master.
Ever since the dayabout four years agothat Miss Taylor and I met with him in Broadway Lane, when, because it began to drizzle, he darted away with so much gallantry, and borrowed two umbrellas for us from Farmer Mitchell's, I made up my mind on the subject.
It is likely enough that in the rough outhouses of some tillers of the heavy lands adjacent to Paris, there were sheltered from the weather that very day, rude carts, bespattered with rustic mire, snuffed about by pigs, and roosted in by poultry, which the Farmer, Death, had already set apart to be his tumbrils of the Revolution.
They change maybe to a field of turnips, and I have seen a farmer priding himself on a flock of sheep that I knew were really a most merry company of dryads and fauns in disguise.