archenemy n
Two podiatrists became archenemies.

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  • archenemy — (n.) also arch enemy, 1540s, from ARCH (Cf. arch ) + ENEMY (Cf. enemy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • archenemy — [ärch′en′ə mē] n. pl. archenemies a chief enemy the archenemy Satan …   English World dictionary

  • Archenemy — Arch en e*my, n. [Pref. arch + enemy.] A principal enemy. Specifically, Satan, the grand adversary of mankind. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • archenemy — n. Satan; chief enemy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • archenemy — arch•en•e•my [[t]ˈɑrtʃˈɛn ə mi[/t]] n. pl. mies a chief enemy • Etymology: 1540 …   From formal English to slang

  • archenemy — /ahrch en euh mee/, n., pl. archenemies. 1. a chief enemy. 2. Satan; the Devil. [1540 50; ARCH 1 + ENEMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • archenemy — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. 1. Satan, the Devil. 2. chief enemy adversary, nemesis, bete noire. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One who is hostile to or opposes the purposes or interests of another: enemy, foe, nemesis. See LOVE …   English dictionary for students

  • archenemy — arch|en|e|my [ˌa:tʃˈenımi US ˌa:rtʃ ] n plural archenemies the main enemy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • archenemy — /atʃˈɛnəmi / (say ahch enuhmee) noun (plural archenemies) 1. a chief enemy. 2. (upper case) Satan; the Devil …   Australian English dictionary

  • arch n — An ancient Greek shoemaker ran home when there was an earthquake, only to discover he had fallen arches. archenemy n, archly adv …   English expressions

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