Need another word that means the same as “peasant”? Find 24 synonyms and 30 related words for “peasant” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Peasant” are: barbarian, boor, churl, goth, tike, tyke, bucolic, provincial, small farmer, rustic, son of the soil, countryman, countrywoman, farmhand, swain, villein, serf, lout, oaf, clown, yokel, bumpkin, country bumpkin, village idiot
Peasant as a Noun
Definitions of "Peasant" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “peasant” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- An ignorant, rude, or unsophisticated person.
- A poor smallholder or agricultural labourer of low social status (chiefly in historical use or with reference to subsistence farming in poorer countries.
- One of a (chiefly European) class of agricultural laborers.
- A country person.
- A crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement.
Synonyms of "Peasant" as a noun (24 Words)
|barbarian||An uncultured or brutish person.|
You arrogant barbarian.
|boor||A crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement.|
At last the big obnoxious boor had been dealt a stunning blow for his uncouth and belligerent manner.
|bucolic||A pastoral poem.|
|bumpkin||An unsophisticated or socially awkward person from the countryside.|
She thought Tom a bit of a country bumpkin.
This trio are used whenever some churl wants to have a pop at progressive rock.
|clown||A comic entertainer, especially one in a circus, wearing a traditional costume and exaggerated make-up.|
A circus clown.
|country bumpkin||A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography.|
|countryman||A man who lives in the country and has country ways.|
They trust a fellow countryman.
|countrywoman||A man who lives in the country and has country ways.|
She was a countrywoman through and through.
|farmhand||A hired hand on a farm.|
|goth||One of the Teutonic people who invaded the Roman Empire in the 3rd to 5th centuries.|
|lout||An uncouth and aggressive man or boy.|
He ended up brawling with a lout outside a curry house.
|oaf||An awkward stupid person.|
They are just big clumsy oafs.
|provincial||(Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order.|
The general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials.
|rustic||An unsophisticated country person.|
They paused to watch the rustics dance and carouse.
|serf||A person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord.|
|small farmer||The slender part of the back.|
|son of the soil||A male human offspring.|
|swain||A man who is the lover of a girl or young woman.|
|tike||A crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement.|
|tyke||A crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement.|
|village idiot||A mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village’ became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century.|
|villein||(in medieval England) a feudal tenant entirely subject to a lord or manor to whom he paid dues and services in return for land.|
|yokel||An uneducated and unsophisticated person from the countryside.|
Usage Examples of "Peasant" as a noun
- ‘That is a civilized drink, you peasant.
- Peasant farmers.
- Peasants left the farms to work in industry.
Associations of "Peasant" (30 Words)
|agrarian||Relating to cultivated land or the cultivation of land.|
An agrarian or agricultural society.
|agricultural||Relating to farming or agriculture.|
An agricultural worker.
|agriculture||A large-scale farming enterprise.|
|botanist||An expert in or student of the scientific study of plants.|
A botanist announced he d bred a new and beautiful variety of orchid.
|bucolic||A country person.|
A pleasant bucolic scene.
|countryside||The inhabitants of countryside areas.|
They explored the surrounding countryside.
|cowhand||A person employed to tend cattle or to run a ranch.|
|crop||Prepare for crops.|
She has her hair cut in a short crop.
|cultivator||A person or thing that cultivates something.|
Rotary cultivators are ideal in the kitchen garden.
|farmer||A person to whom the collection of taxes was contracted for a fee.|
|farmhouse||House for a farmer and family.|
A farmhouse kitchen.
|farming||Relating to farming or agriculture.|
|gardener||Someone employed to work in a garden.|
I m a keen gardener.
|harvest||Gather a crop as a harvest.|
They gathered a harvest of examples.
|idyll||An episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll.|
The rural idyll remains strongly evocative in most industrialized societies.
|intelligentsia||An educated and intellectual elite.|
The belief that the liberal intelligentsia is ruining the country.
|laity||In Christianity, members of a religious community that do not have the priestly responsibilities of ordained clergy.|
|peon||A Spanish American day labourer or unskilled farm worker.|
The elder son is a peon at a nearby school.
|provincial||Local newspapers, as contrasted with national ones.|
In that well educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial.
|rancher||A person who owns or operates a ranch.|
|reaper||Someone who helps to gather the harvest.|
|rural||In, relating to, or characteristic of the countryside rather than the town.|
Large rural households.
|rustic||Awkwardly simple and provincial.|
|scythe||Cut with a scythe.|
You may want hardy infantry troops to scythe down the opposition.
|serf||(Middle Ages) a person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord.|
|serfdom||The state of a serf.|
The liberation of the peasants from serfdom.
|shopkeeper||A merchant who owns or manages a shop.|
|vassalage||The state of a serf.|
|vendible||Fit to be offered for sale.|
|yeoman||A member of the yeomanry force.|