adjective \a-ˈnär-kik, ə-\

: not following or having any laws or rules : wild and uncontrolled

Full Definition of ANARCHIC

a :  of, relating to, or advocating anarchy
b :  likely to bring about anarchy <anarchic violence>
:  lacking order, regularity, or definiteness <anarchic art forms>
an·ar·chi·cal·ly \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of ANARCHIC

an·ar·chic also an·ar·chi·cal \-ki-kəl\

Examples of ANARCHIC

  1. <the citywide blackouts caused anarchic looting and rioting>

First Known Use of ANARCHIC


Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

Rhymes with ANARCHIC


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