noun. ['ˈɑːrkɪˌtaɪp'] something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies.
- architipe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
- archetypum (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Archetype
Example sentences of the word archetype
1. Noun, singular or mass
A cat with an arched back is an archetype of danger or fear.
The archetype electromagnet is the crane-operated model that picks up automobiles and scrap metal by the ton.