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English definition of “almighty”


adjective [before noun] (BIG)    /ɔːlˈmaɪ.ti/ US  /ɑːlˈmaɪ.t̬i/ informal
very big, loud, or serious: All of a sudden we heard an almighty crash from the kitchen. There was an almighty row when I asked them to leave.EnormousBig and quite big
(Definition of almighty adjective (BIG) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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