What is another word for plowman?

Pronunciation: [plˈa͡ʊmən] (IPA)

Plowman is a term that refers to a man who uses a plow for farming. There are several other terms used for the same, which are often region-dependent. In North America, a plowman could be called a plower or ploughman. In the UK, one may use the term ploughman or a furrower. Words like agriculturist and farmer may also be used to describe a plowman. In other parts of the world, the term may be different; for example, in India, a plowman is referred to as a farmer or a cultivator. The bottom line is that regardless of the term used, the plowman is a vital part of farming and plays a crucial role in food production.

What are the hypernyms for Plowman?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Farmer Agriculturalist Agriculturist Fieldworker Harvester Agronomist Tiller Cultivator Laborer Landowner.

Usage examples for Plowman

That night she says t' me, 'Jamie,' says she, 'I don't care s' much fur fishers ov men as I do for th' plowman.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
There were slight efforts made in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, in the Romance of the Rose and in Langland's Piers plowman, respectively, to give some expression to the feelings of the masses.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell
I begin from Langland, of Piers plowman and the Malvern Hills.
"The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)"
Frederic G. Kenyon

Famous quotes with Plowman

  • The Curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me.
    Thomas Gray

Word of the Day

fill the air
Synonyms:
deafen.