villager

noun
vil·​lag·​er | \ ˈvi-li-jər How to pronounce villager (audio) \

Definition of villager

: an inhabitant of a village

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Examples of villager in a Sentence

the villagers have a reputation for being polite and helpful to the tourists
Recent Examples on the Web Accused of killing two neighbors and injuring three others, the 55-year-old villager in China's southern Fujian province is wanted by police. Nectar Gan, CNN, 17 Oct. 2021 In Done Taw, for example, the military moved in after a convoy hit a roadside bomb nearby, but the people killed were not part of any resistance, another villager told the AP. David Rising And, BostonGlobe.com, 30 Dec. 2021 Jonni Spedika, a local villager in North Kalimantan where a forest concession is operating in the surrounding area. NBC News, 11 Dec. 2021 At least one villager died from burns and dozens were hospitalized. Fox News, 6 Dec. 2021 At least one villager died from burns and dozens were hospitalized. Fox News, 6 Dec. 2021 At least one villager died from burns and dozens were hospitalized. CBS News, 4 Dec. 2021 And video shot by a Karen villager and published by Reuters showed refugees boarding boats under the watch of Thai soldiers. Kocha Olarn And Helen Regan, CNN, 30 Mar. 2021 The grisly killing of a villager during a campaign to evict hundreds of Muslim families from government land in India’s Assam — captured on a cellphone video used to identify the perpetrators — sparked national outrage. Washington Post, 17 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of villager

1570, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of villager was in 1570

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16 Jan 2022

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“Villager.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/villager. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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villager

noun

English Language Learners Definition of villager

: a person who lives in a village

villager

noun
vil·​lag·​er | \ ˈvi-li-jər How to pronounce villager (audio) \

Kids Definition of villager

: a person who lives in a village

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