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peasant US English

A poor farmer of low social status who owns or rents a small piece of land for cultivation (chiefly in historical use or with reference to subsistence farming in poorer countries)

peasant US Thesaurus

peasants working the land

peasant-like US English

Like or typical of (that of) a peasant.

middle peasant US English

A member of the second of three divisions of peasantry (especially of Russian peasantry), between the poor (or labouring) peasant and the rich peasant.

peasant economy US English

An agricultural economy in which the family is the basic unit of production

worker-peasant US English

(With reference to communist countries) of, relating to, or belonging to both industrial and agricultural workers; specifically designating an organization, system, etc., in which these classes of worker cooperate or combine.

worker-peasant-soldier US English

(With reference to the People's Republic of China) of or relating to industrial workers, peasants, and soldiers; belonging to the industrial, agricultural, or military class.