adjective, might·i·er, might·i·est.
- might and main, with,
- might makes right,
Origin of mighty
Examples from the Web for mighty
Wise Children by Angela Carter Oh how the mighty have fallen!
According to reports, they were mighty careful at every step, but just not careful enough.
It is a mighty tough slog, I will have to give them that, written in terse and exclusive science-ese.
The U.S. economy, the mighty machine that powers global commerce, stalled out and seems to be headed in reverse.The U.S. Economy Had a Hiccup, Not a Heart Attack, This Year|Daniel Gross|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Mighty MoOne of the most unexpected US destinations our experts picked for 2014 was Kansas City, Missouri.
Thus also with the shaping of character, and thus was Mr. Marrapit, collected in minor affairs, mighty in this crisis.Once Aboard The Lugger|Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson
By noon he had reached the country of the plantations, the great, sad, silent levels bordering the mighty river.Roads of Destiny|O. Henry
He's mighty uneasy and has been snuffing into the air for some little time.Boy Scouts in Southern Waters|G. Harvey Ralphson
The mighty ones exchanged glances—deprecating glances—apprehensive glances.The Landloper|Holman Day
By this standard legislative bodies have been wont to judge the exigency of this mighty question.
adjective mightier or mightiest
- having or indicating might; powerful or strong
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the mighty
Old English mihtig, earlier mæhtig, from miht (see might (n.)). Cf. Old Frisian mechtig, Old Saxon mahtig, Dutch machtig, German mächtig. As an adverb, it is attested from c.1300, though now considered colloquial.
see high and mighty.