dastard

noun
das·​tard | \ ˈda-stərd How to pronounce dastard (audio) \

Definition of dastard

1 : coward
2 : a person who acts treacherously or underhandedly

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Synonyms & Antonyms for dastard

Synonyms

chicken, coward, craven, cur, funk, poltroon, recreant, sissy

Antonyms

hero, stalwart, valiant

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Examples of dastard in a Sentence

the villain of the story is a dastard indeed

First Known Use of dastard

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for dastard

Middle English

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