Other definitions for Archy (2 of 2)
WORDS THAT USE -ARCHY
What does -archy mean?
The form -archy comes from Greek -archēs, meaning “rule, government.”
What are variants of -archy?
Examples of -archy
An example of a word you may have encountered that features -archy is matriarchy, “a family, society, community, or state governed by women.”
Matri- is a form that means “mother,” from Latin māter, while the -archy portion of the word means “government.” Matriarchy literally translates to “government by mothers.”
What are some words that use the equivalent of the combining form -archy in Greek?
What are some other forms that -archy may be commonly confused with?
How to use Archy in a sentence
His guys are Archy, an African-American bassist who returned from the Gulf, who meets Nat, a white aficionado of vinyl.‘Telegraph Avenue’: Michael Chabon on His Obsessive Novel of Fandom|Josh Dzieza|September 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As for Archy, he nursed his cat, sucked his thumb, and looked at his aunt.
Archy was really as good as gold till he met with his accident.
"You could say yes, and not tell a lie, either," returned Archy.Wreaths of Friendship|T. S. Arthur and F. C. Woodworth
In the meantime, Daft Archy had sprung to his feet, and was staring wildly at the company by which he was surrounded.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX|Alexander Leighton
Archy was born in the old Sun building, now demolished, once known as Vermin Castle.Shandygaff|Christopher Morley