Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Forming an arch or a curve like that of an arch.
  • adj. Provided, made, or covered with an arch.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Curved.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of arch. (to curve)
  • v. To have made curved.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Made with an arch or curve; covered with an arch.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Made with an arch or curve; covered or spanned with an arch; having the form of an arch; composed of an arch or arches.
  • Specifically In heraldry, applied to an ordinary both sides of which are bowed alike in the form of an arch. Also archy, arché, archy-flected, and concaved.—

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. forming or resembling an arch
  • adj. constructed with or in the form of an arch or arches

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Examples

  • Brewster caught her expression and arched an eyebrow.

    Thunder and Ashes

  • Raka arched his left eyebrow and glared at Kebron, who stared back and loomed above the slender Trill man.

    No Limits

  • Men that have the inside or sole of the foot clumsy and not arched, that is, that walk resting on the entire under-surface of their feet, are prone to roguery.

    The History of Animals

  • But there was pleasure in learning what she liked, and pure male pride in the moment when she cried his name and arched off the bed.

    The Vineyard

  • He jumped off the bench with unexpected agility; his sword arched expertly through the air and cut through a crossbeam supporting the low ceiling.

    Hard to be a god

  • A Maple Leaf Canada graphic features the word Canada arched within the shape of a maple leaf.

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  • "Joker eyebrows" are what people most frequently call the arched eyebrows that are a frequent side effect of Botox injections.

    The Orange County Register - News Headlines : News

  • I'd forgotten that her eyebrows kind of arched up like a clown's, like a McDonald's sign, like the wings on my giant welded angels, when she got stoned.

    Director's Cut

  • Jerusalem, of Amru at Babylon on the Nile, and of Taylun at Cairo were erected, with some trifling improvements, such as arched cloisters and inscribed cornices, upon the plan of the

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • We rather wondered at the _pasadizos_, a kind of arched stone-pavement across the streets at short intervals, very much impeding the progress of the carriages, which had to go up and down them upon inclined planes.

    Anahuac : or, Mexico and the Mexicans, Ancient and Modern

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