arch

Part of speech: adverb

ARCHLY.

Part of speech: noun

ARCHNESS.

Part of speech:

Chief.

Part of speech: verb

To form into an arch; form an arch; curve; span with an arch or arches.

Part of speech: adjective

Innocently cunning; roguish; playfully sly; coy.

Part of speech: noun

A bow like curve, structure, or object.

Part of speech: noun

Arch. A curved structure supported at the sides or ends only, and formed of distinct pieces fitted together to span an opening.

Part of speech:

Chief or principal; very great; extreme. In words beginning with the prefix arch-, the syllable arch- is pronounced arc-, before a vowel; as, archangel, before a consonant the pronunciatoin is arch-, as, archbishop, archduchess.

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Usage examples "arch":

  1. Twisting her pretty head sideways, she flashed an arch look at me from under her lashes, then glanced quickly away again. - "The Paternoster Ruby", Charles Edmonds Walk.
  2. And the arch of a doorway is a good site, just see that the room in back is dark. - "Toy Shop", Henry Maxwell Dempsey.
  3. Tubella pennsylvanica, Weltner, Arch. - "Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa", Nelson Annandale.