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

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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!
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Someone who isn't me; you
(Take a picture of yourself, you will see a peasant)
by Not a Peasant February 13, 2013

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Anyone who isn't Melvin Roche
Sticks and stones may break my bones but you peasant's will never phase me.
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1. Charles Blake
You know Charles Blake from Downton Abbey? He's so poor, he feels the need to seduce a grieving widow. Yeah, he's a real peasant.
by Lord Perseus December 20, 2013

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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
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In Battlefield 3 forumlog parlance, peasant is a player who could not, would not or simply don't care about obtaining a Battlefield 3 Premium Expansion Pack. There are also known as cheap, poor or ignorant. Peasant players do not have a golden P under the gravatar and act jealously.
I will not buy premium....

Shup up, you peasant.
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The lowest form of human, beneath the cockroach in the animal kingdom but can also be used in a funny manner to poke fun at self or friends.

Someone who appears ratty, skid dish, beggar, annoying, straggy overall un liked person.

OR

Something annoying, bad, unlucky happens, embarrassing, awkward.
Example : Yo that girl was soo hot but straight up had a tuna puna. She smelled like a fvckin peasant. or english accent a bloody peasant.
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