Definition of sharecrop in US English:

sharecrop

verb

[with object]North American
  • (of a tenant farmer) cultivate (farmland) giving a part of each crop as rent.

    ‘one fifth of farmers sharecrop the land they till’
    ‘the lands were used for exploitative sharecropping’

Pronunciation

sharecrop

/ˈSHerˌkräp//ˈʃɛrˌkrɑp/