dirt farmer

noun

Definition of dirt farmer

: a farmer who earns a living by farming the land especially without the help of hired hands or tenants

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1920

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dirt farmer

Definition of dirt farmer for English Language Learners

  • : a poor farmer who lives by farming the land usually without the help of paid workers


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