farm hand
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • \ˈfärm-ˌhand\
    • /ˈfɑːm.hænd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • \ˈfärm-ˌhand\

Definitions of farmhand word

  • noun farmhand a person who works on a farm, especially a hired worker; hired hand. 1
  • noun farmhand A worker on a farm. 1
  • noun farmhand worker on a farm 1
  • countable noun farmhand A farmhand is a person who is employed to work on a farm. 0
  • noun farmhand a person who is hired to work on a farm 0
  • noun farmhand a hired laborer on a farm 0

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Origin of farmhand

First appearance:

before 1835
One of the 34% newest English words
First recorded in 1835-45

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Farmhand


farmhand popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

farmhand usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for farmhand

noun farmhand

  • hireling — a person who works only for pay, especially in a menial or boring job, with little or no concern for the value of the work.
  • hand — Learned [lur-nid] /ˈlɜr nɪd/ (Show IPA), 1872–1961, U.S. jurist.
  • drudge — a person who does menial, distasteful, dull, or hard work.
  • peon — a messenger, attendant, or orderly.
  • grunt — to utter the deep, guttural sound characteristic of a hog.

Antonyms for farmhand

noun farmhand

Top questions with farmhand

  • what is a farmhand?

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