What does Farmer mean?

Definitions for Farmer
ˈfɑr mərFarmer

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. farmer, husbandman, granger, sodbusternoun

    a person who operates a farm

  2. Farmer, James Leonard Farmernoun

    United States civil rights leader who in 1942 founded the Congress of Racial Equality (born in 1920)

  3. Farmer, Fannie Farmer, Fannie Merritt Farmernoun

    an expert on cooking whose cookbook has undergone many editions (1857-1915)

Wiktionary

  1. farmernoun

    A person who works the land or who keeps livestock, especially on a farm.

    Etymology: From *, fermour, partly from fermier, from firmarius, from firma, see farm; and partly from feormere, from feormian, equivalent to . More at farm.

  2. farmernoun

    Agent noun of farm; someone or something that farms.

    Etymology: From *, fermour, partly from fermier, from firmarius, from firma, see farm; and partly from feormere, from feormian, equivalent to . More at farm.

  3. Farmernoun

    the Soviet MiG 19 aircraft.

    Etymology: From *, fermour, partly from fermier, from firmarius, from firma, see farm; and partly from feormere, from feormian, equivalent to . More at farm.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Farmernoun

    one who farms

    Etymology: [Cf. F. fermier.]

  2. Farmernoun

    one who hires and cultivates a farm; a cultivator of leased ground; a tenant

    Etymology: [Cf. F. fermier.]

  3. Farmernoun

    one who is devoted to the tillage of the soil; one who cultivates a farm; an agriculturist; a husbandman

    Etymology: [Cf. F. fermier.]

  4. Farmernoun

    one who takes taxes, customs, excise, or other duties, to collect, either paying a fixed annuual rent for the privilege; as, a farmer of the revenues

    Etymology: [Cf. F. fermier.]

  5. Farmernoun

    the lord of the field, or one who farms the lot and cope of the crown

    Etymology: [Cf. F. fermier.]

Freebase

  1. Farmer

    A farmer is a person engaged in agriculture, raising living organisms for food or raw materials. The term usually applies to people who do some combination of raising field crops, orchards, vineyards, poultry, or other livestock. A farmer might own the farmed land or might work as a labourer on land owned by others, but in advanced economies, a farmer is usually a farm owner, while employees of the farm are farm workers, farmhands, etc.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. farmer

    1. A man who raises early feed for potato-bugs. 2. One who supplies raw stock for vaudeville jokes. 3. A man who makes his money in the country and blows it in when he comes to town. (Farms were first devised as an excuse for the Agricultural Department at Washington.)

Editors Contribution

  1. farmer

    A person with the accurate and specific ability, experience, knowledge, training, education and skills to run a farm.

    The local farmers worked together through a co-op to achieve their fair prices.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 26, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Farmer' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4312

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Farmer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3849

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Farmer' in Nouns Frequency: #653

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Farmer in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Farmer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Farmer in a Sentence

  1. Madan Prasad Pariyar:

    If a farmer thinks he’s being cheated, now he can use his mobile cell to check on sale prices.

  2. Fernando Cerqueira:

    We had this unfortunate case when a mudslide carried 30,000 coffee trees down the hill, also taking down the farmer's house, killing everyone.

  3. Jim Monroe:

    The last thing a farmer wants to do is to euthanize animals. It's a last resort, but if you can't send pigs to market, barns start to get overcrowded, you start to have issues with individual animals' access to food and water, and those are welfare challenges. And the last thing you want is for any animals to suffer.

  4. John Dooley:

    We feel that we made some strong arguments that this law can inadvertently make a farmer a criminal, firearms are integral to farming and ranching, from protecting our livestock and crops to also defending our life and property in some cases.

  5. Dale Nolte:

    If you are a farmer, they can clean out your crops overnight, we have farmers tell us they have given up on planting high-dollar crops because of the feral hog problem.

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