Definition of Cold Comfort Farm from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Cold Comfort Farm

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a humorous novel (1932) by the English author Stella Gibbons (1902-89), about a lonely farm and the strange people who live there. It is a parody (= a work that copies the style of another in order to be amusing) of the ‚earthy‘ novels influenced by Hardy and Lawrence that were fashionable in the 1920s.