(adjective, verb)


1. constructed with or in the form of an arch or arches

- an arched passageway

2. forming or resembling an arch

- an arched ceiling

Similar word(s): curved, curving, arced, arching, arciform, arcuate, bowed

Sentences with arched as an adjective:

- His arched back ached from the constant strain.


1. simple past tense and past participle of arch (to curve)

2. To have made curved.

- He arched his back into a half-moon curve trying to get the stiffness out.