[fahr-mer] /ˈfɑr mər/
[mer-it] /ˈmɛr ɪt/ (Show IPA), 1857–1915, U.S. authority on cooking.
James (Leonard) 1920–1999, U.S. civil-rights leader; founder of CORE.
a person who operates or manages a farm
a person who obtains the right to collect and retain a tax, rent, etc, or operate a franchise for a specified period on payment of a fee
a person who looks after a child for a fixed sum
John. ?1565–1605, English madrigal composer and organist
late 14c., “one who collects taxes, etc.,” from Anglo-French fermer, French fermier, from Medieval Latin firmarius, from firma (see farm (n.)). In the agricultural sense, 1590s, replacing native churl and husbandman.
A stupid person; ignorant rustic; clown (1902+)
noun 1. . 2. any of the publicly traded securities collateralized by a pool of mortgages backed by the . /ˈfænɪ meɪ/ noun 1. (in the US)an informal name for the Federal National Mortgage Association, a private company that buys and sells mortgage debt n. 1948, from FNMA, acronym of “Federal National Mortgage Association,” established […]
[fan-ee] /ˈfæn i/ noun 1. a female given name, form of . [fan-ee] /ˈfæn i/ noun, plural fannies. Informal. 1. the buttocks. /ˈfænɪ/ noun (slang) (pl) -nies 1. (taboo, Brit) the female genitals 2. (mainly US & Canadian) the buttocks n. “buttocks,” 1920, American English, from earlier British meaning “vulva” (1879), perhaps from the name […]
[fan] /fæn/ noun 1. any device for producing a current of air by the movement of a broad surface or a number of such surfaces. 2. an implement of feathers, leaves, paper, cloth, etc., often in the shape of a long triangle or of a semicircle, for waving lightly in the hand to create a […]
noun, Agriculture. 1. a machine for winnowing grain by the action of riddles and sieves and an air blast.