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Definition of peasant noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(especially in the past, or in poorer countries) a farmer who owns or rents a small piece of land peasant farmers a peasant family peasant revolts
  2. 2(informal) (disapproving) a person who is rude, behaves badly, or has little education synonym lout
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