What does farmer mean?

Definitions for farmer
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)

Wiktionary

  1. farmer(Noun)

    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. farmer(Noun)

    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. Farmer(Noun)

    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. Farmer(noun)

    one who farms

    Etymology: [Cf. F. fermier.]

  2. Farmer(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. fermier.]

  3. Farmer(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. fermier.]

  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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. fermier.]

  5. Farmer(noun)

    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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How to say farmer in sign language?

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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. Paul Wanyagah:

    The profile of the farmer is changing, agriculture is starting to become cool for young people.

  2. Richard Lightbound:

    If you can reduce herbicides by the factor of 10 it becomes very compelling for the farmer in terms of productivity. It's also eco friendly and that's clearly going to be very popular, if not compulsory, at some stage.

  3. Clive Standen:

    Working outdoors suits me, we came up with a routine that kept me out of the gym: weighted tail sprints, kettlebell farmer walks, using a sandbag for power cleans and presses ….

  4. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    A single farmer can feed the whole town, but no one will ever notice his death. Except when they are feeling hungry again. That's the nature and ingratitude of humanity.

  5. Elisabeth Moss:

    I'd be a shop-owner, and there'd be a Christmas tree farmer, you know, I'd hate him at first.

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