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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 ?
Been a knocking about with a pretty many tides, ain't he pardner? Such is my out-of-luck ways, you see!
'--Arn't been eating nothing as has disagreed with you, have you, pardner?'
'I have been swallowing too much of that word, Pardner. I am no pardner of yours.'
'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. We have worked together in time past, but we work together no more in time present nor yet future.
I chopped up his pardner's something cruel, and I couldn't find a willing boy that'd work with him.
"Ye 'd better take 'im outa th' road, pardner. There 's a batt'ry comin' helitywhoop down th' road an' he 'll git runned over.
"I went to Compeyson next night, same place, and Compeyson took me on to be his man and pardner. And what was Compeyson's business in which we was to go pardners?
"I now propose a toast, as my `friend and pardner, Sairy Gamp', says.
In addition, copper mineralization is observed in outcrop over 16 kilometers of the Cosmos Hills, specifically mineralization has been encountered in drill core at the Aurora and Pardner Hill prospects
Yee-haw pardner!" Oklahoma!, the first musical written by the iconic team of composer Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II, is based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, Green Grow the Lilacs.
Pardner gofalus a chariadus Edythe, brawd annwyl i Gwynn, Ann ac Ian, a brawdyng-nghyfraith i Rhian a Menna; ewythr hoffus i Dyfan, Elgan, Sara, Arwel, Iwan a'u pardneriaid, hen ewythr gofalus i'w plant hwy, a ffrind arbennig i Llinos, Sioned a'r plant.