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n. Regional
A partner, companion, or friend.

[Variant of partner.]


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


(ˈpɑrd nər)

n. Informal.
partner; friend (often used in direct address).
[1785–95, Amer.; alter. of partner]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pardner - an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest; "the musician and the librettist were collaborators"; "sexual partners"
associate - a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor; "he had to consult his associate before continuing"
bridge partner - one of a pair of bridge players who are on the same side of the game
dancing partner - one of a pair of people who dance together


n (US inf hum) → Partner(in) m(f), → Kumpel m (inf)
References in classic literature ?
I a'most think you're like the wulturs, pardner, and scent 'em out.
Since when was you no pardner of mine, Gaffer Hexam Esquire?
Make the most of it and think yourself lucky, but don't think after that to come over ME with your pardners.
I went to Compeyson next night, same place, and Compeyson took me on to be his man and pardner.
I now propose a toast, as my `friend and pardner, Sairy Gamp', says.
Pardner Wynn Leaves in a tree-filled yard acted like thousands of pinholes, yielding a plethora of crescent Suns on the ground below.
Imms, who learned English from a dime novel set in the Old West, leaving him prone to expressions like, "Hold it right there, pardner," is especially appealing, one whose innocence brings out the otherwise-cynical B.
I tried the Cerama-Coat after reading an article in American Rifleman by Bryce Towsley for refinishing a "barn shotgun" which I believe was a NEF Pardner or similar model.
In the single shot shotgun category, New England Firearms Pardner takes the lead.
Inside the airplane was a rolled note: "Come next May, pardner, you'll be getting your new range card and NO bill.
Yep, pardner, this is the latest reason and most favorite.