Associations to the word «Peasant»


PEASANT, noun. A member of the lowly social class which toils on the land, constituted by small farmers and tenants, sharecroppers, farmhands and other laborers on the land where they form the main labor force in agriculture and horticulture.
PEASANT, noun. A country person.
PEASANT, noun. An uncouth, crude or ill-bred person.
PEASANT, noun. (strategy games) a worker unit
PEASANT BLOUSE, noun. A woman's blouse, based on traditional European peasant dress, with puffed sleeves and square neckline.
PEASANT SHIRT, noun. A peasant blouse.

Dictionary definition

PEASANT, noun. A country person.
PEASANT, noun. One of a (chiefly European) class of agricultural laborers.
PEASANT, noun. A crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats