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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 farmer's wife opened it, but when she heard what he wanted she told him to go away; her husband was not at home, and she took in no strangers.
"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." So we turned off to the right, and soon came up to the stack-yard, and within sight of the house.
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.
Every fourth American farmer is in telephone touch with his neighbors and the market.
The farmer was greasing a wagon in front of the barn, and Jurgis went to him.
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.
Of this latter sort was old Farmer Ives, as he was called, the "wise man" to whom Benjy resorted (taking Tom with him as usual), in the early spring of the year next after the feast described in the last chapter.
I am now glad to think it dealt with so humble a fact as a farmer's family leaving their old home for the West.
Nor were they without cause, for a lusty farmer was flogging him with a belt and following up every blow with scoldings and commands, repeating, "Your mouth shut and your eyes open!" while the youth made answer, "I won't do it again, master mine; by God's passion I won't do it again, and I'll take more care of the flock another time."
The young man first discussed with the elder his plans for the attainment of his position as a farmer on an extensive scale--either in England or in the Colonies.
The farmer who told it was elderly and flourishing.