noun Etymology: alteration of partner Date: 1795 chiefly dialect partner, chum

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pardner — ☆ pardner [pärd′nər ] n. [altered < PARTNER] Chiefly Dial. a partner; companion …   English World dictionary

  • pardner — UK [ˈpɑː(r)dnə(r)] / US [ˈpɑrdnər] noun [countable] Word forms pardner : singular pardner plural pardners American spoken used for talking in a friendly way to a man …   English dictionary

  • pardner — See pardner, partner …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • pardner — pard|ner [ˈpa:dnə US ˈpa:rdnər] n AmE spoken [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: partner] used humorously when speaking to someone you know well ▪ Howdy, pardner! …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pardner — noun AmE humorous spoken a way of addressing someone you know well: Howdy, pardner! …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pardner — /pahrd neuhr/, n. U.S. Dial. 1. (in direct address) friend. 2. partner. [1785 95, Amer.; alter. of PARTNER reproducing voiced flap, here with nasal release, of American medial t between voiced sounds] * * * …   Universalium

  • pardner — noun a) A friend or companion. (Used primarily in direct address to the same.) b) A partner …   Wiktionary

  • pardner — Synonyms and related words: ace, amigo, associate, bedfellow, bedmate, birthmate, bosom buddy, buddy, bunkie, bunkmate, butty, camarade, chamberfellow, chum, classmate, clubmate, colleague, comate, companion, company, compeer, comrade, confrere,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pardner — pard|ner [ pardnər ] noun count AMERICAN SPOKEN used for talking in a friendly way to a man …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pardner — pard·ner …   English syllables

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