Definitions

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  • adj. Like a peasant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Peasantlike.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or characteristic of peasants; of a peasant; peasant-like.

Etymologies

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peasant +‎ -ly?

Examples

  • The richness of the chocolate glaze is the perfect contrast to the light, delicious texture of the cake and the cake as a whole turns out to have a peasantly dark chocolate taste.

    2006 January | Baking Bites

  • The average family of Xanth at this time was peasantly poor, as befitted the latter stage of the Dark Age.

    Question Quest

  • The ligatures of thy most peasantly jacket there are like to burst with thy secret.

    Peveril of the Peak

  • “If I thought the round-headed rogues did it in scorn of us,” said Dick Wildblood of the Dale, “I would cudgel their psalmody out of their peasantly throats with this very truncheon;” a motion which, being seconded by old Roger Raine, the drunken tapster of the Peveril Arms in the village, might have brought on a general battle, but that Sir Jasper forbade the feud.

    Peveril of the Peak

  • -- The ligatures of thy most peasantly jacket there are like to burst with thy secret.

    Peveril of the Peak

  • Dick Wildblood of the Dale, "I would cudgel their psalmody out of their peasantly throats with this very truncheon;" a motion which, being seconded by old Roger Raine, the drunken tapster of the Peveril

    Peveril of the Peak

  • Without mentioning any exact numbers, the Runescape studio has been peasantly surprised at the number of players that have been signing up to play War of Legends.

    Jolt

  • “Reckoning!” exclaimed Lord Dalgarno in the same tone as before, “perish the peasantly phrase!

    The Fortunes of Nigel

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