What does farmer mean?

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ˈfɑr mərfarmer

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. farmer, husbandman, granger, sodbuster(noun)

    a person who operates a farm

  2. Farmer, James Leonard Farmer(noun)

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

  3. Farmer, Fannie Farmer, Fannie Merritt Farmer(noun)

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


  1. farmer(Noun)

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

  2. farmer(Noun)

    Agent noun of farm; someone or something that farms.

  3. Farmer(Noun)

    the Soviet MiG 19 aircraft.

  4. Origin: 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. Farmer(noun)

    one who farms

  2. Farmer(noun)

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

  3. Farmer(noun)

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

  4. Farmer(noun)

    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

  5. Farmer(noun)

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

  6. Origin: [Cf. F. fermier.]


  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.)

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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

How to pronounce farmer?

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How to say farmer in sign language?

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  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. Dermot Hayes:

    It is the pork farmer who suffers.

  2. Hubert Humphrey:

    Never answer a question from a farmer.

  3. Jim Beagle:

    I don’t know why. I’m just a farmer.

  4. Donald Trump:

    We are going to end this war on the American farmer.

  5. Kishor Tiwari:

    We get reports of two to three farmer suicides every day.

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