Definition of carl in English:

carl

noun

archaic
  • A peasant or man of low birth.

    bumpkin, country bumpkin, country cousin, rustic, countryman, countrywoman, country dweller, daughter of the soil, son of the soil, peasant, provincial, oaf, lout, boor, barbarian

Pronunciation

carl

/kärl/ /kɑrl/

Origin

Old English (denoting a peasant or villein): from Old Norse karl ‘man, freeman’, of Germanic origin; related to churl.