archenemy

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noun arch·en·e·my \ (ˌ)ärch-ˈe-nə-mē \

Definition of archenemy

plural archenemies
:a principal enemy

Examples of archenemy in a Sentence

  1. The two politicians were archenemies.

  2. The country went to war with its archenemy.

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First Known Use of archenemy

1550


ARCHENEMY Defined for English Language Learners

archenemy

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Definition of archenemy for English Language Learners

  • : someone's main enemy


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