Definition of tenant farmer in English:

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tenant farmer

Pronunciation: /ˈtenənt ˈfärmər/


A person who farms rented land.
Example sentences
  • Ted worked as a tenant farmer at Toothill Farm.
  • After working as a farm worker, I became a tenant farmer at Coniston Hall Farm.
  • As a tenant farmer, he lacks land of his own.

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Syllabification: ten·ant farm·er

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