Definition of almighty in English:



  • 1Having complete power; omnipotent.

    ‘I swear by almighty God’
    • ‘Yes, the almighty American Buck has been waved in front of the proverbial noses of the planet and even I can smell the money.’
    • ‘But next week we'll all have something to smile about, thanks be to almighty Brian.’
    • ‘Everyone is ultimately motivated by self-interest and the pursuit of the almighty dollar.’
    • ‘Yes, there are actually more important things in life than the almighty dollar!’
    • ‘These sages of finance obviously forget that the incessant need for the almighty dollar usually steps on the toes of morality.’
    • ‘The almighty blogosphere has brought the press to its knees once again.’
    • ‘But in professional sports, the almighty buck isn't as almighty as everyone thinks.’
    • ‘The salvation of sinners does not depend on the way we state the truth, but on the almighty power of God.’
    • ‘Why would Thomas transcend to a godlike state if he detests almighty power?’
    • ‘The worshipful culture of the almighty dollar leads to passive acceptance of such trends.’
    • ‘They became corrupt and would do anything for the almighty dollar.’
    • ‘In two recent cases, public artworks have been at odds with religion and the almighty dollar.’
    • ‘It's time to give some other groups with new ideas who don't worship at the feet of the almighty dollar a chance.’
    • ‘One Princeton educated chap was quite shocked to hear that we had our own currency and that we didn't use the almighty Green Back!’
    • ‘Monty said the service indicates gender roles are changing, but ultimately it comes down to the almighty rupiah.’
    • ‘All around him lesser mortals have given up the true faith to follow the almighty dollar, pound, or Euro.’
    • ‘Don't you think that Katie's open letter at least deserves some kind of response from the almighty corporation?’
    • ‘The fact that he has seen the dawning of the sun in the morning means that the almighty power of God is already protecting him.’
    • ‘As custodian of the almighty dollar, the United States would provide liquidity to the system.’
    • ‘My oh my, how that must irritate this part-time demagogue in the almighty press.’
    all-powerful, omnipotent, supreme, most high, pre-eminent
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    1. 1.1informal Very great; enormous.
      ‘the silence was broken by an almighty roar’
      • ‘But they departed the stage just ahead of Macca and Bono's entrance and an almighty roar from the crowd.’
      • ‘When we returned in the evening, they produced an almighty spread of homemade cakes and scones and fancies of all kinds.’
      • ‘I was puzzling - and chuckling to myself - over this when suddenly the air was filled with an almighty BOOM.’
      • ‘An almighty crack and a noise like thunder sounded from the end of the tunnel and rumbled down to their ears.’
      • ‘And what an almighty car crash of a series it promises to be.’
      • ‘It seemed that there was no breath, no alive creature in the street, just almighty wind and infinite rain.’
      • ‘All this was made worse when she hit a wave front-on and was lifted out of the water, only to crash down again with an almighty splash.’
      • ‘I was woken up this morning by an almighty crash of thunder, there being an almighty storm outside.’
      • ‘Just as the film began to get interesting, they heard an almighty crash of thunder and the next thing they knew the electricity cut off.’
      • ‘Sydney glared balefully, but her resolve crumbled under the power of the almighty puppy dog eyes.’
      • ‘Maybe he could really flip himself over with an almighty heave?’
      • ‘At 2pm on Tuesday another almighty noise will reverberate around the Cotswolds and to all jockeys it will be music to the ears.’
      • ‘Seizing the massive iron handles, he gave an almighty yank, drawing back out of the way.’
      • ‘An almighty roar of celebration, relief and happiness erupted upon the decks of the Devil Star as the ship emerged from warp space.’
      • ‘We were playing outside in the garden this afternoon when there was an almighty roar in the sky.’
      • ‘The aspirin he had taken had finally started to kick in, and disintegrate his almighty hangover.’
      • ‘There was a strike that looked almost like a fireball and then an almighty power surge.’
      • ‘Their size certainly belies their power as the pair make an almighty racket with just drums and guitar.’
      • ‘With an almighty boom, the laser detonates, tearing a huge chunk of the warship's hull away as it goes.’
      • ‘The piece of rock hit the floor with an almighty bang.’


  • A name or title for God.

    ‘I wanted to beg the Almighty for mercy’
    • ‘If true, this suggests that the Almighty has far too much time on his hands.’
    • ‘The event started with the sweet little voices of the children invoking the blessings of the Almighty.’
    • ‘Do not let your faith in the almighty and his messenger go away.’
    • ‘Sadly for her, the Almighty wasn't listening - or He simply couldn't hear her above the din.’
    • ‘He constantly had a faraway look in his eyes as if he was in constant direct communication with the Almighty.’
    • ‘In this way, every action you take or every value you have carries its own endorsement from the almighty.’
    • ‘Every night she prays and finds the Almighty uncommonly accommodating.’
    • ‘When none appeared, it dawned on him that the Almighty didn't work that way.’
    • ‘Why they didn't burn the home down can only be explained by the grace of the Almighty.’
    • ‘God does not have to display all his power to show who he is as the almighty.’
    • ‘I'd pray to the almighty that a miracle occurred and Catholics and Anglicans stood shoulder to shoulder.’
    • ‘Stay safe and remember to spend even a short moment quietly with the Almighty, He who governs and rules all.’
    • ‘The Almighty calls them to office but ministers of all faiths are seeking to be recognised as employees of man as well as God.’
    • ‘There was a respectful pause as the Senior Prayer Officer waited for the Almighty to give him his attention.’
    • ‘But it is true that the Almighty did miss a perfect opportunity for some divine intervention.’
    • ‘In her acceptance speech, the winner thanked the almighty and promised to do even better at the all-India level.’
    • ‘This is an irony which shames us in the presence of Allah, the Almighty and most worthy of praise.’
    • ‘If we comics down here are made in God's image, then the Almighty must be a right laugh.’
    • ‘I guess the Almighty was saying Happy Mother's Day is His own way to all the Mothers in the world.’
    • ‘We know that freedom is the Almighty's gift to every man and woman in this world.’


Old English ælmihtig (see all, mighty).