Need another word that means the same as “peon”? Find 15 synonyms and 30 related words for “peon” in this overview.
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The synonyms of “Peon” are: drudge, galley slave, navvy, servant, domestic servant, domestic, maid of all work, steward, waiter, waitress, porter, menial, auxiliary, assistant, helper
Peon as a Noun
Definitions of "Peon" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “peon” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A debtor held in servitude by a creditor, especially in the southern US and Mexico.
- A laborer who is obliged to do menial work.
- A bullfighter who uses banderillas (darts thrust into a bull's neck or shoulders); a banderillero.
- A Spanish American day labourer or unskilled farm worker.
- A person who does menial work.
- (in South and SE Asia) a low-ranking worker such as an attendant, orderly, or assistant.
Synonyms of "Peon" as a noun (15 Words)
|assistant||A person who ranks below a senior person.|
A care assistant.
|auxiliary||An auxiliary verb.|
A nursing auxiliary.
|domestic||A servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household.|
They are often called to sort out a domestic.
|domestic servant||A servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household.|
|drudge||A laborer who is obliged to do menial work.|
I felt like a household drudge.
|galley slave||The kitchen area for food preparation on an airliner.|
|helper||A person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help.|
There was no shortage of willing helpers.
|maid of all work||A female domestic.|
|menial||A person with a menial job.|
|navvy||A laborer who is obliged to do menial work.|
|porter||A person employed to carry supplies on a mountaineering expedition.|
A hospital porter.
|servant||A person working in the service of another (especially in the household.|
The state cannot be a servant of the church.
|steward||A union member who is elected to represent fellow workers in negotiating with management.|
Farmers pride themselves on being stewards of the countryside.
|waiter||A person who waits for a time, event, or opportunity.|
|waitress||A woman whose job is to serve customers at their tables in a restaurant.|
Usage Examples of "Peon" as a noun
- The elder son is a peon at a nearby school.
- Racing drivers aren't exactly nine-to-five peons.
Associations of "Peon" (30 Words)
|agricultural||(in a sporting context) clumsy.|
Keith took an agricultural swing at the ball.
|agriculture||The class of people engaged in growing food.|
|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||(used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic.|
A pleasant bucolic scene.
|countryside||The inhabitants of countryside areas.|
The political influence of the countryside remains strong.
|cowhand||A hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback.|
You can always crop the picture afterwards.
|cultivator||A mechanical implement for breaking up the ground and uprooting weeds.|
Rotary cultivators are ideal in the kitchen garden.
|dairy||A farm where dairy products are produced.|
I rely on soya as a substitute for dairy.
|farmer||United States civil rights leader who in 1942 founded the Congress of Racial Equality (born in 1920.|
|farmhouse||House for a farmer and family.|
A farmhouse kitchen.
|gardener||Someone who takes care of a garden.|
A part time gardener and handyman.
|harvest||Gather a crop as a harvest.|
After harvesting most of the crop is stored in large buildings.
|infidel||A person who does not acknowledge your god.|
A crusade against infidels and heretics.
|intelligentsia||An educated and intellectual elite.|
A distrust of the intelligentsia and of theoretical learning.
|laity||In Christianity, members of a religious community that do not have the priestly responsibilities of ordained clergy.|
|peasant||An ignorant, rude, or unsophisticated person.|
Peasants left the farms to work in industry.
|provincial||(in Canada) sporting contests held between teams representing the country’s administrative divisions.|
Narrow provincial attitudes.
|rancher||A ranch house.|
|reaper||Farm machine that gathers a food crop from the fields.|
|rural||In, relating to, or characteristic of the countryside rather than the town.|
|rustic||Awkwardly simple and provincial.|
Bare plaster walls and terracotta floor give a rustic feel.
|scythe||Cut with a scythe.|
Scythe grass or grain.
|serf||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.
|servitude||The subjection of property to an easement.|
|shopkeeper||The owner and manager of a shop.|
|vassalage||The state of a serf.|
|vendible||Fit to be offered for sale.|
|yeoman||A member of the yeomanry force.|