Definition of Archie Bunker from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Archie Bunker

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the main character in the popular US television comedy series All in the Family (1971-6). He is often bad-tempered and has very old-fashioned opinions, especially about people of a different race or social class to his own. The series aimed to make fun of the typical attitudes of white working-class Americans. The character of Bunker was copied from the British television character Alf Garnett.