Definition of -ard in English:

-ard

suffix

  • 1Forming nouns such as bollard, wizard.

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation

-ard

/əd//ɑːd/