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Definition of "farmer" []

  • One who works on or operates a farm. (noun)
  • One who has paid for the right to collect and retain certain revenues or profits. (noun)
  • A simple, unsophisticated person; a bumpkin. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "farmer" in a sentence
  • "The - er of farmer does not quite say “one who (farms) ” it merely indicates that the sort of person we call a “farmer” is closely enough associated with activity on a farm to be conventionally thought of as always so occupied."
  • "«the» or «a»_; thus _«agricola»_ may mean _the farmer, a farmer_, or simply _farmer_."
  • "When your farmer is a couple of thousand miles away, that 3rd party certification has a place."