Definition of cottager in English:

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cottager

Pronunciation: /ˈkädijər/

noun

1A person living in a cottage.
Example sentences
  • Country people were more practical, but from the 17th century, cottagers as well as landed gentry took immense pride in their plants.
  • During the hiking craze of the 1930s, hungry cottagers would throw stones at the knapsacked townies who came to gawp.
  • The display of flowers in all sections was good, and the vegetables in the cottagers ' class were excellent.
1.1North American A person vacationing in a cottage.
Example sentences
  • I think that boaters, cottagers, and the local people could co-exist just fine with this project.
  • The real villains of this piece are the weekend cottagers, who bring little to our communities except inflated house prices.
  • The area was also prime wilderness vacation country for fishers, canoeists, cottagers and others.

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Syllabification: cot·tag·er

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