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 farmer
s, farmhands, and laborer
s and invariably rural
, living in village
s and tending land which is practically theirs but officially belongs to the wealthy.
Usually an insult for dirty
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.
A lesser being worthy of little to no human rights.
The personification of severely pathetic; an amateur of the utmost degree.
Though the words' origins are rooted in economic status, the current economic correlation to an individual's peasantry is indirect. Granted, 21st Century peasants do frequently carry the inadmirable traits of medieval peasants including offensive hygiene, alarming stupidity, and physical characteristics befitting of ridicule. Unfortunately, these essentially nonessential creatures can be found in most walks of life.
Jesus Quintana: These fucking peasants think they can come to our territory and run shit? I am going to fuck each and every one of them in the ass.
Jose Contreras: Jesus...
Quintana: 'Ju said it man, nobody fucks with the Jesus. (storms out)
Bruce Lee: (walks up) Where the fuck did he come from?
What Greg be callin cats on The Real World Hollywood.
Sit down and stop crying Dave, you peasant.
William, you peasant, how come we can't be cool?
Not me, you
I am the head bitch, bow down peasants.
An insult for one who is ignorant, uncouth, rude and rustic, with insinuations of poor personal hygiene.
From now on, you peasants are dead to me!
A serf with the freedom of choice to work or die of starvation.
The peasantry has been replaced by the working classes and shit welfare systems.