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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 ?
The expropriation of the farmers that took place at this time would also have swelled our vote had it not been for the brief and futile rise of the Grange Party.
Then, not more than half a dozen years ago, there arose a veritable Telephone Crusade among the farmers of the Middle West.
So all over the land there was a cry for labor--agencies were set up and all the cities were drained of men, even college boys were brought by the carload, and hordes of frantic farmers would hold up trains and carry off wagonloads of men by main force.
He himself had played football and gone bird-nesting with the farmers whom he met at vestry and the labourers who tilled their fields, and so had his father and grandfather, with their progenitors.
Her majesty used to put a bit of meat upon one of my dishes, out of which I carved for myself, and her diversion was to see me eat in miniature: for the queen (who had indeed but a weak stomach) took up, at one mouthful, as much as a dozen English farmers could eat at a meal, which to me was for some time a very nauseous sight.
Before yet any woodchuck or squirrel had run across the road, or the sun had got above the shrub oaks, while all the dew was on, though the farmers warned me against it -- I would advise you to do all your work if possible while the dew is on -- I began to level the ranks of haughty weeds in my bean-field and throw dust upon their heads.
A Farmer one day came to the stables to see to his beasts of burden: among them was his favourite Ass, that was always well fed and often carried his master.
The farmer was hungry, and ate with a good appetite; but Little Klaus could not help thinking of the delicious dishes of fish and roast meats and cakes which he knew were in the oven.
It may be," said he to himself, "that young fellow is a liar as well as a cruel one; we'll just go home by Farmer Bushby's, Beauty, and then if anybody wants to know you and I can tell 'em, ye see.
Pinocchio is caught by a Farmer, who uses him as a watchdog for his chicken coop
Luckily, when the farmer made my head, one of the first things he did was to paint my ears, so that I heard what was going on.
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.

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