What does dastard mean?

Definitions for dastardˈdæs tərd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dastard(adj)

    a despicable coward

  2. dastard(a), dastardly(adj)

    despicably cowardly

    "the unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan on...December 7th"- F.D. Roosevelt


  1. dastard(Noun)

    A malicious coward; a dishonorable sneak.

  2. dastard(Adjective)

    meanly shrinking from danger, cowardly, dastardly

  3. Origin: ME, most likely from dæstr.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dastard(noun)

    one who meanly shrinks from danger; an arrant coward; a poltroon

  2. Dastard(adj)

    meanly shrinking from danger; cowardly; dastardly

  3. Dastard(verb)

    to dastardize

  4. Origin: [Prob. from Icel. dstr exhausted. breathless, p. p. of dsa to groan, lose one's breath; cf. dasask to become exhausted, and E. daze.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dastard

    das′tard, n. a cowardly fellow.—adj. shrinking from danger: cowardly.—adj. and adv. Das′tardly.—ns. Das′tardness, Das′tardliness, Das′tardy. [From a Scand. stem dast = Eng. dazed, and Fr. suffix -ard. See Daze.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dastard in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dastard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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