The combination of someone with the name Petard, and also happens to be a retard, hence resulting in the term: Petard.
"I can't believe he just did that, what a fucking Petard."
by SnG. April 04, 2010
A nasty and insulting word for members of PETA, an animal-rights terrorist organization. They are usually destroying property or protesting at McDonalds.
An idiot PETArd threw paint on my fur coat, so I sued her for over a million dollars and won.
by weirdgirl June 18, 2003
Those PETArds are protesting outside the Outback Steakhouse again. Should I dump the T-bones on them, boss?
by SiliconHero April 25, 2003
a device contrived to hurt another person; boobytrap; an explosive contraption used in warfare to blow in a door or form a breach in a wall.
to "hoist by one's own petard" means you have been hurt or caught by the very device that you intended to hurt someone else. This phrase is often used mockingly, as if to say that you stepped in your own mess.
by Dr. Dave January 07, 2004
Medieval demolition. Set down by people, and then the person runs. In many cases, the person may fail to run, therefore they have been "blown away by their own petard", which is also a common saying.
Petard is nothing to do with retard. You are retarded, not petarded. :P
by Steaver370 July 30, 2004
Another french word to define a joint.
Il m'explose la tête ce pétard !
by Marianne January 18, 2004
The French word for a rectal zephyr fart. Origin Latin pedere, to break wind.
Following the meal, the queen produced a series of dainty petards, all discreetly ignored by her tablemates.
by Jerrod Mason February 07, 2004
somebody named peter that is retarded or acts like it
peter stop being a petard and quit lighting my hair on fire!
by esse March 23, 2005