Translation of "peasant" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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peasantnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpez.ənt/ us /ˈpez.ənt/

C1 a person who owns or rents a small piece of land and grows crops, keeps animals, etc. on it, especially one who has a low income, very little education, and a low social position. This is usually used of someone who lived in the past or of someone in a poor country.

Tons of internationally donated food was distributed to the starving peasants. 数吨国际社会捐赠的食品被分给了这些饥饿的农民。
Most of the produce sold in the market is grown by peasant farmers. 市场上出售的大部分产品是由个体农民种植的。
Peasant women with scarves around their heads were working in the fields. 农妇们头上包着围巾,正在地里干活。

informal disapproving a person who is not well educated or is rude and does not behave well

Joe's a real peasant. 乔很没教养。

(Translation of “peasant” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)