Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a farmer.

Etymologies

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farmer +‎ -like

Examples

  • Young Broom had broken away from the farm and followed his bent for sea-faring, but to the end of his days, he kept his farmerlike appearance and he affected many of the traits of the yeoman which he found to be on more than one occasion a most useful disguise.

    Frontier Boys on the Coast or in the Pirate's Power

  • He was a big-bodied, big-hearted, ruddy-faced, farmerlike man of fifty or so; and the service was proud of him.

    Fifty Years of Railway Life in England Scotland and Ireland

  • Madeline stops in the middle of the floor and stares at the farmerlike, capable figure which confronts her.

    The Door

  • He was as smooth and affable as ever, and was chatting pleasantly with a rough, farmerlike-looking man, who seemed very much taken with his attractive companion.

    Struggling Upward

  • Hills; two or three laboring men, of farmerlike appearance, who were probably intending to work in the mines; one or two others, who could not be classified, and a genuine dude, as far as appearance went, a slender-waisted, soft-voiced young man, dressed in the latest style, who spoke with a slight lisp.

    Struggling Upward, or Luke Larkin's Luck

  • Maybe the earthiness of the people is a regional-comedy touch in all the characters, from the farmerlike, tranquil Sasaki to his salty, forward secretary (Kimiko Yo, a pleasure to watch).

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