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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahr-mer]
    • /ˈfɑr mər/
    • /ˈfɑːmə(r)/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahr-mer]
    • /ˈfɑr mər/

Definitions of farmer word

  • noun farmer Fannie (Merritt) [mer-it] /ˈmɛr ɪt/ (Show IPA), 1857–1915, U.S. authority on cooking. 1
  • noun farmer James (Leonard) 1920–1999, U.S. civil-rights leader; founder of CORE. 1
  • noun farmer A person who owns or manages a farm. 1
  • noun farmer yokel 1
  • noun farmer person 1
  • countable noun farmer A farmer is a person who owns or manages a farm. 0

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Origin of farmer

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English fermer < Anglo-French; Old French fermier collector of revenue. See farm, -er2

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Parts of speech for Farmer


farmer popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

farmer usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for farmer

noun farmer

  • rancher — a person who owns or works on a ranch.
  • peasant — a member of a class of persons, as in Europe, Asia, and Latin America, who are small farmers or farm laborers of low social rank.
  • laborer — a person engaged in work that requires bodily strength rather than skill or training: a laborer in the field.
  • producer — a person who produces.
  • grower — a person who grows something: He is a grower of flowers and vegetables.

Top questions with farmer

  • how to become a farmer?
  • which president was a peanut farmer?
  • how much money does a farmer make?
  • why did the farmer open a bakery?

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