nounNorth American informal
A farmer or farm worker who ploughs the land: he plays a gunfighter turned sodbuster the Yankee sodbuster with his plough that broke the plains
More example sentences
- The alliance of South and West - Georgia planters and Illinois sodbusters - that had dominated American politics since Jefferson's day splintered, then collapsed.
- It was a place for the many cowpunchers, panhandlers, and sodbusters to come in and enjoy themselves.
- From the style of the cowboys and cattlemen, the film's chief antagonists, to the salt-of the-earth sodbusters, the film's look was often inspired by Frederic Remington's work.
Definition of sodbuster in:
- The US English dictionary