[ ar-ee-vey; French a-ree-vey ]
/ ˌær iˈveɪ; French a riˈveɪ /
noun, plural ar·ri·vés [ar-ee-veyz; French a-ree-vey] /ˌær iˈveɪz; French a riˈveɪ/.
a person who has swiftly gained wealth, status, success, or fame.
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Origin of arrivé
1920–25; < French: literally, arrived, noun use of past participle of arriver to arrive
Words nearby arrivé
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British Dictionary definitions for arrivé
/ (əˈraɪv) /
to come to a certain place during or after a journey; reach a destination
(foll by at) to agree upon; reachto arrive at a decision
to occur eventuallythe moment arrived when pretence was useless
informal (of a baby) to be born
informal to attain success or gain recognition
Derived forms of arrivearriver, noun
Word Origin for arrive
C13: from Old French ariver, from Vulgar Latin arrīpāre (unattested) to land, reach the bank, from Latin ad to + rīpa river bank
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