Meaning of -ard in English:

-ard

Pronunciation /?d/ /ɑ?d/

suffix

  • 1Forming nouns such as bollard, wizard.

    1. 1.1Forming nouns having a depreciatory sense.
      ‘drunkard’
      • ‘dullard’

Origin

From Old French, from German -hard ‘hard, hardy’.

Pronunciation

-ard

/?d/ /ɑ?d/