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Meaning of FARMER

Pronunciation:  'fârmur, 'fârmur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a person who operates a farm
  2. [n]  an expert on cooking whose cookbook has undergone many editions (1857-1915)
  3. [n]  United States civil rights leader who in 1942 founded the Congress of Racial Equality (born in 1920)

FARMER is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: Fannie Farmer, Fannie Merritt Farmer, granger, husbandman, James Leonard Farmer, sodbuster
 See Also: agriculturist, apiarist, apiculturist, arboriculturist, beekeeper, civil rights leader, civil rights worker, contadino, cook, creator, cultivator, dairy farmer, dairyman, forester, grower, plantation owner, planter, raiser, rancher, small farmer, smallholder, sower, stock farmer, stock raiser, stockman, tenant farmer, tiller, tree farmer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Farm"er\, n. [Cf. F. fermier.]
One who farms; as:
(a) One who hires and cultivates a farm; a cultivator of
    leased ground; a tenant. --Smart.
(b) One who is devoted to the tillage of the soil; one who
    cultivates a farm; an agriculturist; a husbandman.
(c) One who takes taxes, customs, excise, or other duties, to
    collect, either paying a fixed annuual rent for the
    privilege; as, a farmer of the revenues.
(d) (Mining) The lord of the field, or one who farms the lot
    and cope of the crown.

{Farmer-general} [F. fermier-general], one to whom the right
   of levying certain taxes, in a particular district, was
   farmed out, under the former French monarchy, for a given
   sum paid down.

{Farmers' satin}, a light material of cotton and worsted,
   used for coat linings. --McElrath.

{The king's farmer} (O. Eng. Law), one to whom the collection
   of a royal revenue was farmed out. --Burrill.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or dreaming that you are a farmer, points to your productivity. Are you utilizing your fullest potential? It may also suggest that you need to work harder in order to reap its benefits.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: accumulator, agriculturalist, agriculturist, agrologist, agronomist, assessor, Bauer, bill collector, boor, bucolic, bumpkin, clod, clodhopper, clown, coffee-planter, collection agent, collective farm worker, collector, connoisseur, country bumpkin, crofter, cropper, cultivator, customhouse, customs, dirt farmer, douanier, dry farmer, dunner, exciseman, farm laborer, farmhand, gatherer, gentleman farmer, granger, grower, harvester, harvestman, haymaker, hayseed, hick, hillbilly, husbandman, Internal Revenue Service, kibbutznik, kolkhoznik, kulak, looby, lout, magpie, miser, muzhik, pack rat, peasant, peasant holder, picker, planter, plowboy, plowman, publican, raiser, rancher, ranchman, reaper, revenuer, rube, rustic, sharecropper, sower, tax assessor, tax collector, tax farmer, taxer, taxman, tea-planter, tenant farmer, tiller, tree farmer, truck farmer, yeoman, yokel