having, characterized by, or showing superior power or strength: mighty rulers.
of great size; huge: a mighty oak.
mighty persons collectively: the rich and the mighty.
- might·i·ness, noun
- o·ver·might·y, adjective
- quasi-mighty, adjective
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How to use mighty in a sentence
Marty said: “The pen is mightier than the sword, and considerably easier to write with.”
According to the former Speaker of the House, the pen is not mightier than the sword... or an electro-magnetic pulse.
Tom easily found the mightier scale his aching heart so hungrily desired.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
Like the Afreets of the Arabian Nights, they have been mighty slaves, subject to a far mightier master.Overland | John William De Forest
Public opinion is mightier than Congress; and they who wield or control that do, in reality, bear rule.Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions | George S. Boutwell
British Dictionary definitions for mighty
having or indicating might; powerful or strong
(as collective noun; preceded by the): the mighty
very large; vast
very great in extent, importance, etc
informal, mainly US and Canadian (intensifier): he was mighty tired
- mightiness, noun
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Other Idioms and Phrases with mighty
see high and mighty.
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