Last modified on 19 August 2014, at 04:38

archrival

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EtymologyEdit

arch- +‎ rival

NounEdit

archrival (plural archrivals)

  1. A chief rival.
    The New York Yankees are playing their archrival the Boston Red Sox tonight.

Usage notesEdit

Generally applied only to rivals who have competed against each other for at least a few years.

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