Meaning of 'arch'

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Meaning of ‘arch’

8 definitions found.



naughtily or annoyingly playful

Synonyms: pixilated


behavior or attitude characteristic of those who treat others with condescension

Example: "They spoke in an arch tone to anyone they thought was inferior to them."

Synonyms: condescending patronizing patronising


a curved masonry construction for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it

Example: "Arches were used to hold up ancient aqueducts."


a passageway under a curved masonry construction

Example: "they built a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory"

Synonyms: archway


a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)


a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening


to form an arch or curve

Example: "The dancer's back arches."

Synonyms: curve


expert in skulduggery

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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