an inhabitant of a village.

1560–70; village + -er1

nonvillager, noun Unabridged
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villager (ˈvɪlɪdʒə)
1.  an inhabitant of a village
2.  (E African) backward, unsophisticated, or illiterate

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Example sentences
One afternoon a villager took me ptarmigan hunting in the empty mountains around the town.
One other villager has a crippled leg where he cannot walk.
The leopard was hunted down for revenge for having attacked a villager earlier in the day.
Every village had an expert drummer and every villager could understand what the drums were saying.
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