[ fahr-muh-ret ]

nounOlder Use.
  1. a girl or woman working on a farm.

Origin of farmerette

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; farmer + -ette

usage note For farmerette

See -ette.

Words Nearby farmerette Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use farmerette in a sentence

  • Why, one of the Pioneer directors, answered the 99 farmerette smilingly, pleased at the young presidents surprise.

    The Liberty Girl | Rena I. Halsey
  • From here they all trooped down to pay a visit to the farmerette, whereupon Janet set them all to weeding.

    The Liberty Girl | Rena I. Halsey
  • "Watah is a real farmerette," agreed Jane, coming to a standstill against the oaken post.

    Jane Allen: Center | Edith Bancroft