Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

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Examples

  • Brewster caught her expression and arched an eyebrow.

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

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  • 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

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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  • 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.

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