rivalrous

[ rahy-vuhl-ruhs ]
/ ˈraɪ vəl rəs /

adjective

characterized by rivalry; competitive: the rivalrous aspect of their friendship.

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Origin of rivalrous

First recorded in 1805–15; rivalr(y) + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM rivalrous

ri·val·rous·ness, nounun·ri·val·rous, adjective

Words nearby rivalrous

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