- chiefly US to cultivate (farmland) as a sharecropper
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
share•crop (shâr′krop′),USA pronunciation v.t., v.i., -cropped, -crop•ping.
- to farm as a sharecropper.
- back formation from sharecropper 1865–70, American.
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sharecrop /ˈʃɛəˌkrɒp/ vb ( -crops, -cropping, -cropped)