Peasant vs Peasantlike - What's the difference?

peasant | peasantlike |


As a noun peasant

is 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.

As an adjective peasantlike is

resembling or characteristic of a peasant.

peasant

Noun

(en 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.
  • A country person.
  • An uncouth, crude or ill-bred person.
  • (strategy games ) a worker unit
  • Synonyms

    * (lowly social class ) peon, serf * churl * (country person ) rustic, villager * (crude person ) boor

    Derived terms

    * peasantry

    Anagrams

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    peasantlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling or characteristic of a peasant.