noun Older Use.

a girl or woman working on a farm.

Nearby words

  1. farmer's reducer,
  2. farmer, fannie,
  3. farmer, fannie merritt,
  4. farmer-general,
  5. farmer-labor party,
  6. farmers branch,
  7. farmers cooperative,
  8. farmers' alliance,
  9. farmers' market,
  10. farmery

Origin of farmerette

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

Usage note

See -ette. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for farmerette

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

    The Liberty Girl|Rena I. Halsey