an·​arch | \ ˈa-ˌnärk How to pronounce anarch (audio) \

Definition of anarch

: a leader or advocate of revolt or anarchy

Examples of anarch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since those early beginnings, the invention’s larger structure has evolved to assume narrative shapes, such as the regular geography of Christopher Robin’s Hundred Acre Wood (where the anarch is the merrily spontaneous Winnie-the-Pooh). Angus Fletcher, Smithsonian Magazine, 10 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of anarch

1667, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anarch

back formation from anarchy, with -arch taken as -arch entry 1

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“Anarch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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