English dictionary definition of:



  • (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it
  • a passageway under a curved masonry construction
  • a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)
  • a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening


  • form an arch or curve


  • naughtily or annoyingly playful
  • expert in skulduggery
  • (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension


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Spellzone course content

View spelling list ar words: a starter list and learn about the word arch in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 10. Spelling choices for /ar/ sound; ar, a.

Scrabble score for arch

Scrabble score = 9

generated at 07:44:58 on 19-01-20

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