pardner

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

pardner (plural pardners)

  1. (informal, dialect, chiefly US, chiefly as a term of address) A friend or companion.
  2. (informal, dialect, chiefly US, chiefly as a term of address) A partner.
  3. A local community banking co-op, often set up as an initiative for a social group unable to get formal credit or bank accounts, notably West Indians in Britain.

Usage notesEdit

  • Friend/partner senses: especially in the speech of the American West.

ReferencesEdit


Jamaican CreoleEdit

NounEdit

pardner (plural: pardner dem, quantified: pardner)

  1. Alternative spelling of partner.