A farm worker, usually poor. The most common type of person in a pre-industrial society (usually 66 to 95%), and of the lowest class.

Peasants were/are typically small farmers, tenant farmers, sharecroppers, farmhands, and laborers and invariably rural, living in villages and tending land which is practically theirs but officially belongs to the wealthy.

Usually an insult for dirty, uncouth, unsophisticated people of low status.

Peasants stereotypically have virtually no education, nonexistent hygiene, are conservative, and have almost no rights, despite that their work requires careful planning and that they are not averse to protests.
The peasant woman, her three daughters, and her husband's many kinswomen tended the garden and the livestock while their menfolk toiled in the fields. They had little option but either work until their backs gave out or starve, plus they had to pay heavy taxes for the rich.
by Lorelili November 07, 2010
A derogatory term used by elitist PC gamers (or "PC Master Race") to describe console gamers (or "Console Peasants"). Use of this term is often frowned upon by console gamers and kinder PC gamers.
Elitist PC Gamer: Ha! Enjoy your 30 FPS and 780p, console peasants!
by Ekoserin June 28, 2015
Person who believes consoles are superior to PC's.
My friend just bought an XBone, he must be a peasant.
by HSmileyFace March 10, 2015
anyone who doesn't like cool and magical stuff like unicorns.
non-tumblr users for example.
mostly, annoy the fangirls
Fangirl: Ugh i hate that b*tch so much! she's such a peasant!
by dat cray fangirl April 22, 2013
Someone who isn't me; you
(Take a picture of yourself, you will see a peasant)
by Not a Peasant February 13, 2013
A sly and sneaky male, will take on any form similar to the chameleon. Sometimes will regret his actions and cry the tears of a baby angel.
Cole Sprouse is a peasant
by ImTumblrBitch November 20, 2012
a low life bottom feeder, those that only contribute NOTHING to society or the greater good to college life.
This guy is such a peasant, he is not going out tonight.
by DRJC November 11, 2010

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