- of, like, or tending to anarchy.
- advocating anarchy.
- not regulated by law; lawless: Anarchic bands pillaged the countryside.
Origin of anarchic
Related Words for anarchicincendiary, intemperate, provocative, barbarous, chaotic, turbulent, violent, unruly, anarchic, rowdy, tumultuous, disorganized, quarrelsome, lawless, raucous, fierce, rough, bitter, helter-skelter, messy
Examples from the Web for anarchic
Contemporary Examples of anarchic
The universe is anarchic and doesn't care about us and unfortunately, there's no greater rhyme or reason as to why it would be me.
He sees, in the anarchic Wall Street encampment, a sign of a grassroots revolt against austerity economics.
Now other unions are joining the anarchic anti–Wall Street protests.
It's all very madcap and zany, anarchic in a way familiar to any contemporary viewer of late-night TV made decades later.The Absurdist Genius of Ernie Kovacs
April 15, 2011
From degree shows to art fairs, artists have shown that they have the agenda of the anarchic Plane Stupid campaigners.The Hottest Show on Earth
December 10, 2009
Historical Examples of anarchic
It was supposed to be democratic, but it sometimes bordered on the anarchic.The Penal Cluster
Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
Those were anarchic broadcasts with no discernible regularity.After the Rain
If my anarchic friends will not have rules, they will have rulers.A Chesterton Calendar
G. K. Chesterton
This is true only where "anarchy" is not being created by anarchic actions.Our Revolution
Law can as little be anarchic as anarchy can be an institute of law.The Future of International Law
Word Origin and History for anarchic
1755, "chaotic, without order or rule," from Greek anarkhos "without head or chief" (see anarchy) + -ic. Differentiated from anarchistic (1845) which tends to refer to the political philosophy of anarchism. An older word in this sense was anarchical (1590s). Anarchial is from 1710; Landor used anarchal (1824).