gentlemanfarmer

gentleman-farmer

[jen-tl-muhn-fahr-mer]
noun, plural gentlemen-farmers.
1.
a man whose wealth or income from other sources permits him to farm for pleasure rather than for basic income.
2.
a man whose income from his farm has freed him from the necessity of physical labor.

Origin:
1740–50

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gentleman-farmer
 
n , pl gentlemen-farmers
1.  a person who engages in farming but does not depend on it for his living
2.  a person who owns farmland but does not farm it personally

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