sharecrop


share·crop

verb \ˈsher-ˌkräp\

Definition of SHARECROP

intransitive verb
:  to farm as a sharecropper
transitive verb
:  to farm (land) or produce (a crop) as a sharecropper

Origin of SHARECROP

back-formation from sharecropper
First Known Use: circa 1930

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