rivalrous meaning

EN[ˈɹaɪv(ə)lɹəs] [ˈɹaɪvəlɹəs] [ɹaɪvl̩ɹəs]

    Definition of rivalrous in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore rivalrousSUPmost rivalrousSUF-ous
    1. Having a relationship of rivalry.
      1. In “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead,” Mr. Lumet’s 45th film, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ethan Hawke play rivalrous brothers whose bungled robbery of their parents’ modest jewelry store in Westchester County begins a cycle of quasi-Greek family tragedy without a catharsis.
    2. (economics, of a good) Which can be consumed by no more than one person at the same time.
      1. Rivalrous goods are those which can be consumed by only one person at the same time – for example, a candy bar or a suit; [ …]
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ous
            • Suffixes that form adjectives from nouns
              • Words suffixed with -ous
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        1. en rivalrously
        2. en rivalrousness
        Source: Wiktionary

        Meaning of rivalrous for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "rivalrous" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
        Definiteness: Level 1
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