Noun(1) a country person(2) one of a (chiefly European(3) a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
(1) It was also true that the country was still poor and that the life of a peasant was hard.(2) A tan face signifies the status of a lowly peasant who has worked in the fields all her life.(3) peasant farmers(4) Noble, bourgeois, and peasant alike associated status with exemption from public demands.(5) They set out the next day and at evening approached a small hut from which a poor peasant emerged.(6) In the countryside the peasantry had all but disappeared.(7) So why should they care about the plight of the peasantry ?(8) Labour tenants, intent on salvaging some of their status as peasants , were often reluctant workers.(9) It is robust, peasanty and rustic with all the feel-good, comfort qualities of home-made food, but more interesting and commendably professional than your own, all too familiar efforts.(10) Wares makes his excellent puff pastry into a flat, peasanty square topped with melting onions and thyme.(11) It was no longer divided between the small Ôö£┬«lite of landowners and a mass of peasants and the poor.(12) Poor peasants can be easily persuaded to plant the crop - either by fists full of dollars or guns to the temple.(13) Feudal lords were authorized to collect taxes from the peasantry .(14) The black majority were reduced to impoverished peasants and landless labourers.(15) He has directed policies that have resulted in the driving of millions of poor peasants from their land.(16) When the workers, urban poor and peasants want things from such a bourgeoisie they have to fight for them.
(1) peasant woman :: boerin
1. agricultural worker ::
2. provincial ::
3. churl ::
Different Formspeasant, peasants
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: peasant
Meaning and definitions of peasant, translation in Afrikaans language for peasant with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of peasant in Afrikaans and in English language.
Tags for the entry "peasant"
What peasant means in Afrikaans, peasant meaning in Afrikaans, peasant definition, examples and pronunciation of peasant in Afrikaans language.