sharecropper


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share·crop·per

 (shâr′krŏp′ər)
n.
A tenant farmer who gives a share of the crops raised to the landlord in lieu of rent.

sharecropper

(ˈʃɛəˌkrɒpə)
n
1. (Agriculture) chiefly US a farmer, esp a tenant farmer, who pays over a proportion of a crop or crops as rent
2. (Professions) chiefly US a farmer, esp a tenant farmer, who pays over a proportion of a crop or crops as rent

share•crop•per

(ˈʃɛərˌkrɒp ər)

n.
a tenant farmer who pays as rent a share of the crop.
share′crop`, v.t., v.i. -cropped, -crop•ping.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sharecropper - small farmers and tenantssharecropper - small farmers and tenants    
agricultural laborer, agricultural labourer - a person who tills the soil for a living
Translations

sharecropper

[ˈʃɛəˌkrɒpəʳ] N (esp US) → aparcero/a m/f, mediero/a m/f (Mex)

sharecropper

[ˈʃɛərkrɒpər] nmétayer/ère m/fshare earnings npldividendes mpl
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Charley Pride: I'm Just Me BBC Four, 9.30pm The rise to fame of the country music trailblazer, from his beginnings as a sharecropper's son on a cotton farm in segregated Mississippi.
Talking to BSS, a BB senior official said women are playing a new role in the family and farming as over 80 percent borrowers of the BB's sharecropper refinance scheme are women.
Many negative stereotypes of Black men--often contradictory ones--have emerged from the ongoing historical traumas initiated by enslavement (are Black men emasculated and submissive or hypersexed and violent?), as nostalgic representations of Black men have arisen as well: think of the philosophical, hardworking sharecropper or the abiding, upright preacher; and to complicate matters, the authors says that Black folk themselves appropriate these images for purposes never intended by their (mostly) white progenitors.
Her father was a sharecropper from the King Ranch, and her mother sold chiclets on the streets in Mexico.
Synopsis: In the summer of 1936, writer James Agee and photographer Walker Evans, on assignment for Fortune magazine, went to central Alabama to document the lives of three white sharecropper families.
Through the narrator's oral history, this novel examines the forces that cause a young sharecropper to take his own life.
Mr Obama said King rose from a sharecropper's son to become "the ambassador who brought his all-American music to his country and the world".
''Marion was born a sharecropper's son, came of age during the Civil Rights movement, and became a fixture in D.C.
While making informal agreement, sharecropper is supposed to do Begar of his landlord, mainly to ensure his or her continuity of land tenure.
The son of a Delta sharecropper, Charley Pride would go on to be the most successful African-American country music artists of all time.
Glen was born a sharecropper's son in 1936 in the small rural town of Billstown, Arkansas.
Inspired by the adventurous tales of white sharecropper's son Billy Sunday to attempt to become the US Navy's first African-American diver, he enrols at a training camp where his hero is an instructor.