Adjective "archrival" definition and examples

(Archrival may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


The chief rival of a person, team, or organization.
  1. 'The arch-rivals clash in the Arriva Trains Conference division two with both looking to lay claim to the ‘best-team-in-York’ tag.'
  2. 'It is usually Sligo teams who suffer when these Connacht arch-rivals collide.'
  3. 'Blackburn Hawks renew acquaintance with arch-rivals Whitley Bay Warriors this weekend, not once, but twice in back-to-back cup and league action.'
  4. 'Rangers striker Peter Lovenkrands has warned arch-rivals Celtic that he is hungry for their Scottish championship crown.'
  5. 'The chain plans to take on its arch-rival in a bitter street-by-street fight for British stomachs.'
  6. 'A well-taken header by Harry Kewell was the only goal in a pulsating match which saw Leeds United win for the first time in five years against their arch-rivals from across the Pennines.'
  7. 'Ironically, that deal saw the company included in the same stable as its arch-rivals Warner Bros, home of that other cartoon icon, Bugs Bunny.'
  8. 'If a Blackpool fan could choose a dream climax to a season, it would probably involve beating arch-rivals Preston North End to clinch promotion and send Preston down.'
  9. 'After winning the cup competition the team played arch-rivals Swinton High School in the league play-off and won 5-0.'
  10. 'I soon won back my pride in a sensational match-up between the team of the 1980s and their arch-rivals from the 1990s.'

More definitions

1. a chief rival.

More examples(as adjective)

"corp.s can be archrival."

"corps can be archrival."

"products can be archrival."

"airlines can be archrival."

"prime ministers can be archrival."

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