tenant farmer


tenant farmer

noun

: a farmer who raises crops on land that is rented from someone else

Full Definition of TENANT FARMER

:  a farmer who works land owned by another and pays rent either in cash or in shares of produce

First Known Use of TENANT FARMER

1748

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: tenant hair
Previous Word in the Dictionary: tenant by the entirety
All Words Near: tenant farmer

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up tenant farmer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).