Main definitions of Archie in English

: Archie1Archie2

Archie1

noun

Military historical
slang
  • 1Anti-aircraft guns collectively; anti-aircraft fire.

  • 2An anti-aircraft gun.

Origin

Early 20th century. From Archie, pet form of the male forename Archibald; for the motivation for the name see Archibald.

Pronunciation

Archie

/ˈɑːtʃi/

Main definitions of Archie in English

: Archie1Archie2

Archie2

verb

Military historical
slang
  • with object To fire at (an enemy air force or aircraft) with an anti-aircraft gun.

Origin

Early 20th century. From Archie.

Pronunciation

Archie

/ˈɑːtʃi/