Definition of archrival
: a principal rival
Examples of archrival in a Sentence
In baseball, the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees are archrivals.
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When Bush took over for Ducky Drake at U.C.L.A. in 1965, the Bruins had won the N.C.A.A. championship only once, in 1956, and had never beaten their archrivals, the University of Southern California Trojans.
One of the company's archrivals, Wendy's, is also adding kiosk ordering at 1,000 restaurants by the end of 2017.
While Hoover baseball had its share of struggles in finishing 5-16 this season and 2-12 in league, the Tornadoes have a pair of feathers in their caps versus their archrival.
The move is a reflection of long-running frustrations with the Qataris, who the Saudis and Emiratis claim are supporting terrorist groups as well as being far too cordial with Iran, their regional archrival.
But in front of James and the Cavs now are the Warriors, their archrival who beat them in the 2015 Finals, blew a 3-1 lead to Cleveland in the 2016 Finals for the Cavs' first championship, and then signed Kevin Durant.
Calvert Hall (26-3) advances to face archrival Loyola Blakefield Sundaty at 4 p.m. at Harford Community College.
Kaseberg has written for various publications and had more than 1,000 of his jokes told by Jay Leno, an archrival of O’Brien.
Kaseberg has written for various publications and had more than 1,000 of his jokes told by Jay Leno, an archrival of O'Brien.
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Definition of archrival for English Language Learners
: someone's chief rival or opponent
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