• synonyms

tenant farmer

See more synonyms for tenant farmer on Thesaurus.com
  1. a person who farms the land of another and pays rent with cash or with a portion of the produce.
Show More

Origin of tenant farmer

First recorded in 1855–60
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words


Examples from the Web for tenant farmer

Historical Examples

British Dictionary definitions for tenant farmer

tenant farmer

  1. a person who farms land rented from another, the rent usually taking the form of part of the crops grown or livestock reared
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012