mighty

[ mahy-tee ]
/ ˈmaɪ ti /

adjective, might·i·er, might·i·est.

having, characterized by, or showing superior power or strength: mighty rulers.
of great size; huge: a mighty oak.
great in amount, extent, degree, or importance; exceptional: a mighty accomplishment.

adverb

Informal. very; extremely: I'm mighty pleased.

noun

(used with a plural verb)Usually the mighty . mighty persons collectively: the rich and the mighty.

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Origin of mighty

First recorded before 900; Middle English; Old English mihtig; see might2, -y1

synonym study for mighty

1. See powerful.

OTHER WORDS FROM mighty

might·i·ness, nouno·ver·might·y, adjectivequasi-mighty, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mighty

mighty
/ (ˈmaɪtɪ) /

adjective mightier or mightiest

  1. having or indicating might; powerful or strong
  2. (as collective noun; preceded by the)the mighty
very large; vast
very great in extent, importance, etc

adverb

informal, mainly US and Canadian (intensifier)he was mighty tired

Derived forms of mighty

mightiness, noun
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Idioms and Phrases with mighty

mighty

see high and mighty.

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