Significato di “peasant” nel dizionario inglese

british dizionario

“peasant” in inglese britannico

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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.
Most of the produce sold in the market is grown by peasant farmers.
Peasant women with scarves around their heads were working in the fields.

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

Joe's a real peasant.

(Definizione di “peasant” dal Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“peasant” in inglese americano

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peasantnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpez·ənt/

world history a member of a low social class of farm workers and owners of small farms

(Definizione di “peasant” dal Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)