Definitions of farmer

  1. a person who operates a farm
  2. One who farms
  3. One who hires and cultivates a farm; a cultivator of leased ground; a tenant.
  4. One who is devoted to the tillage of the soil; one who cultivates a farm; an agriculturist; a husbandman.
  5. The lord of the field, or one who farms the lot and cope of the crown.
  6. One who cultivates a portion of land; an agriculturist; one who collects revenues, taxes, etc., for a certain commission or rate.
  7. One who farms; as, one who cultivates a farm; a cultivator of the fields; an agriculturist; a husbandman; one who takes taxes, customs, excise, or other duties, to collect for a certain rate percent.; as, a farmer of the revenues; in mining, the lord of the field, or one who farms the lot and cope of the crown, in monarchical countries.
  8. One who cultivates a farm; one who collects taxes, & c., for a share of the proceeds.
  9. One who farms; an agriculturist.
  10. One who cultivates land; one who leases taxes at a fixed rent.
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