Definition of sodbuster in English:

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sodbuster

Pronunciation: /ˈsädˌbəstər/

noun

North American informal
A farmer or farm worker who plows the land.
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.

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Syllabification: sod·bust·er

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