Synonyms for peasant
- hired hand
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PEASANT
"Oh, blessed be the sound of your voice," replied the peasant.
Bentzon gives us for hero the village doctor, son of a peasant.
I have now a fairly representative experience of the French peasant.
Do come out, or the peasant will stick his pitchfork into you.
He had a muffler round his neck, and was wearing a peasant's cloak of a dark colour.
Why that man has conversation for the prince and the peasant—the courtier and the anchorite.
Here spoke the true spirit of the gentleman, though he was but in the garb of a peasant.
But the peasant is not lavish, and, for whole weeks, he did not bring back a sou.
On the front seat is a peasant, laughing at the antics of the clown.
One of our drivers was a Russian peasant from Yaroslavl, the other, an Ossete.
early 15c., from Anglo-French paisant (mid-14c.), Old French paisent "local inhabitant" (12c., Modern French paysan), earlier paisenc, from pais "country, region" + Frankish suffix -enc "-ing."
Pais is from Late Latin pagensis "(inhabitant) of the district," from Latin pagus "country or rural district" (see pagan). As a style of garment in fashion (e.g. peasant blouse) from 1953.