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. 2018

Examples from the Web for farmerette

Historical Examples of farmerette

  • 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