archrival

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noun arch·ri·val \-ˈrī-vəl\

Definition of archrival

  1. :  a principal rival

Examples of archrival in a sentence

  1. In baseball, the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees are archrivals.

1750

First Known Use of archrival

1750


ARCHRIVAL Defined for English Language Learners

archrival

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noun arch·ri·val \-ˈrī-vəl\

Definition of archrival for English Language Learners

  • : someone's chief rival or opponent

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