What is another word for peasants?

Pronunciation: [pˈɛzənts] (IPA)

There are several synonyms for the word "peasants" which are often used interchangeably. Some of these synonyms include farmers, laborers, serfs, tillers, croppers, field hands, agrarians, and rural workers. Each of these synonyms refers to individuals who work the land and engage in agriculture or other related activities. While the term "peasants" is often associated with a specific time period or cultural context, these other synonyms can be used more broadly to describe those who live and work in rural areas around the world. Regardless of the term used, the hard work and dedication of these individuals is critical to the success of agriculture and the sustaining of communities.

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Usage examples for Peasants

But there, also, little was known of his father, only that the peasants on the estate remembered him lovingly as a free-hearted gentleman.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
We are speaking of the humble masses; of course there are some thrifty peasants, who manage to live on a more liberal scale, and to provide better subsistence for their families, but they form the exception.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
The peasants, therefore, must be won over to the party.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae

Famous quotes with Peasants

  • Your Majesty, I took the liberty because I was so desirous of visiting alone with you for a few minutes before the rest of the other peasants arrived.
    Walter Annenberg
  • I am the son of poor peasants who came at a very young age to live in Algeria. I only recently saw the place where they were born, near the city of Marrakech.
    Ahmed Ben Bella
  • There are no bridges in folk songs because the peasants died building them.
    Eugene Chadbourne
  • And it is practically the same in the case of the four or five million poor peasants in France, and also for Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, and two of the Scandinavian countries. Everywhere small and medium sized industry prevails.
    Herman Gorter
  • As farmers or owners, the poor peasants possess a piece of land. The excellent means of transport enables them often to sell their goods. At the very worst they can mostly provide their own food.
    Herman Gorter

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