-ard

noun suffix
variants: or less commonly

-art

Definition of -ard

  1. :  one that is characterized by performing some action, possessing some quality, or being associated with some thing especially conspicuously or excessively braggart dullard pollard

Origin and Etymology of -ard

Middle English, from Anglo-French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German -hart (in personal names such as Gērhart Gerard), Old English heard hard


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