Definition of might-be in English:

might-be

noun

  • What might be; a (remote) possibility.

adjective

  • That might occur; postulated; (remotely) possible, potential.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in William Ames (1576–1633), theologian and university teacher. From might, past tense of may + be.

Pronunciation

might-be

/ˈmʌɪtbiː/