Definition of arched in English:

arched

adjective

  • Constructed with or in the form of an arch or arches.

    ‘high arched windows’
    • ‘Designed to make the most of its tranquil gardens, the five - bedroom villa has French windows leading out to arched porticoes looking out over the grounds.’
    • ‘The four guardsmen stepped aside as she approached the colossal arched doors.’
    • ‘I cast my gaze towards one of the arched windows.’
    • ‘An interior courtyard boasts a graceful arched door and elegant windows and the landing is adorned with carved wooden cherubs at the four corners of a decorated dome.’
    • ‘The artist, based in Rendall, has designed an arched structure for the top of Knockan Crag in Wester Ross, which forms part of Inverpolly Nature Reserve.’
    • ‘Corrina swung open the large arched door, only to be greeted by Dean, Igby, and a girl Corrina didn't know by name but recognized from school.’
    • ‘The arched wooden front door opened, and a maid stepped out, her face stoic and unsmiling.’
    • ‘I remember the view out of the arched kitchen window being of beautiful countryside, but when we open the curtains there's a massive tower block there instead.’
    • ‘An arched timber entrance door opens up into a lobby with a stained wooden floor, a leaded-style window and moulded coving.’
    • ‘The three remaining bedrooms are upstairs, the master having been lent a Moroccan, ornamental feel with an arched window as the focal point.’
    • ‘We arrived at Glory's classroom and braced ourselves as we pushed through the arched doors.’
    • ‘The massively arched door, in the style of a portcullis, is defended on either side by rampant lions, petrified in mid-snarl.’
    • ‘I still can't decide whether or not it was once a train station but it certainly looks like one with its metal struts, big arched roof and an enormous clock at one end.’
    • ‘High ceilings and arched windows create a light and airy setting, while wood-panelled walls, open fires and plush seating add to the comfort.’
    • ‘Around 6km of crenellated walls and arched gateways enclose a tight jumble of streets and cafe-lined squares.’
    • ‘Columns lined the front of the house, bordering full-length windows with elegant arched tops.’
    • ‘Browns has restored the original 1930s entrance to the building on the Headrow, replacing the arched windows and Portland stone facing.’
    • ‘On three floors, a curving stone staircase leads from the hall to the first floor where the principal bedroom has an elegant bay of arched sash windows.’
    • ‘The Ice House itself was built into a north-facing hillside and was constructed from stone and had an arched stone roof and a flag stone floor.’
    • ‘The Spanish style is reflected in the use of balconies, wrought iron, plaster and brick facades, arched windows and doors, and high ceilings.’
    vaulted, curved, domed, rounded, bowed
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Pronunciation

arched

/ɑːtʃt/