noun farm·er \ˈfär-mər\

: a person who runs a farm

Full Definition of FARMER

:  a person who pays a fixed sum for some privilege or source of income
:  a person who cultivates land or crops or raises animals (as livestock or fish)
:  yokel, bumpkin

Examples of FARMER

  1. My uncle has been a farmer for 60 years.
  2. <a young farmer whose family has been growing wheat for many generations>

First Known Use of FARMER

14th century

Rhymes with FARMER


biographical name Far·mer \ˈfär-mər\

Definition of FARMER

Fannie Merritt 1857–1915 Am. cookery expert


biographical name

Definition of FARMER

James Leonard 1920–1999 Am. civil rights leader
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