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 weak person of low intelligence, and no knowledge of modern society.
A peasant could be someone who uses Apple products, someone who has little annual income, someone with no family.
by Charmethean January 01, 2015
The name that you give to that one friend who acts all posh but is actually living the peasant life
"OMG did you see Jessica the other day. She is such a peasant"

She didn't choose the peasant life, the peasant life chose her.
by NotThisBitchAgain September 15, 2014
Somebody who is rude enough to voice his/her hate for bands such as Parkway Drive, The Amity Affliction, Sleeping With Sirens, Pierce the Veil, Bring Me The Horizon, Panic! At The Disco, Fall Out Boy, My Chemical Romance, Green Day, All Time Low, Northlane, Dream On Dreamer, We Came As Romans, I Killed The Prom Queen, Asking Alexandria, A Day To Remember, etc.
Johnno: Holy shit! That kid over there just said he hates Parkway Drive!

Shane: What the friggen hell? How is that possible?

Johnno: What a peasant!
by SirenSleeper<3 January 06, 2014
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
Someone you are greater than. A peasant can be used to trade for prized goods and money, they all make very good slaves and are fun to tease.
Neigh Neigh is a peasant
by Neigh Neigh's Queen November 04, 2012

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