pardner

[ pahrd-ner ]
/ ˈpɑrd nər /
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noun U.S. Dialect.

(in direct address) friend.

Nearby words

  1. parcourse,
  2. pard,
  3. pardah,
  4. pardalote,
  5. pardi,
  6. pardon,
  7. pardonable,
  8. pardoner,
  9. pardubice,
  10. pardy

Origin of pardner

1785–95, Americanism; alteration of partner reproducing voiced flap, here with nasal release, of American medial t between voiced sounds

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British Dictionary definitions for pardner

pardner

/ (ˈpɑːdnə) /

noun

US dialect friend or partner: used as a term of address
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