pard·​ner | \ ˈpärd-nər How to pronounce pardner (audio) \

Definition of pardner

chiefly dialectal

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These opening minutes preview an installment unlike any other in Fear the Walking Dead lore, so saddle up, pardner, and watch the video for yourself above. Dalton Ross,, "Watch Fear the Walking Dead go full-on Western," 14 June 2019 Arrieta is next at 1.4, then Hendricks at 0.7, Butler at 0.6, and, buckle up, pardner, Lackey at minus-0.1, tied for 205th in the majors and worse than Bartolo Colon, who had a 0.2 WAR before being launched by the Mets. Steve Rosenbloom,, "It’s the Cubs pitching, stupid," 10 July 2017 There’s also Western-themed exhibits and a barn full of events and attractions: 4,187 of ’em, pardner. Carolina Gusman,, "It's all about the West at this year's San Diego County Fair," 31 May 2017 And this town ain’t big enough for the three of us, pardner. Fox News, "Chinese firm unveils giant 'Monkey King' gladiator robot," 1 May 2017

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First Known Use of pardner

1795, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pardner

alteration of partner

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formidable, illustrious, or eminent

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