AskDefine | Define cropper

Dictionary Definition

cropper n : small farmers and tenants [syn: sharecropper, sharecrop farmer]

User Contributed Dictionary


Etymology 1


  1. a fall; see come a cropper

Etymology 2

a bird's crop


  1. a breed of domestic pigeon with large crop

Etymology 3

an agricultural crop


  1. a person who nurtures and gathers a crop
  2. a variety of plant producing a good harvest
    That potato I grew last year was a good cropper.

Extensive Definition

Cropper may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Bauer, agriculturalist, agriculturist, agrologist, agronomist, breakdown, coffee-planter, collapse, collective farm worker, comedown, crash, crofter, culbute, cultivator, deflation, dirt farmer, dive, downfall, dry farmer, fall, farm laborer, farmer, farmhand, flop, forced landing, gentleman farmer, granger, grower, harvester, harvestman, haymaker, header, husbandman, kibbutznik, kolkhoznik, kulak, muzhik, nose dive, peasant, peasant holder, picker, planter, plowboy, plowman, plunge, pratfall, raiser, rancher, ranchman, reaper, rustic, sharecropper, smash, sower, spill, sprawl, stumble, tailspin, tea-planter, tenant farmer, tiller, tree farmer, trip, truck farmer, tumble, yeoman
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