with might and main Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “with might and main” in the English Dictionary

"with might and main" in British English

See all translations

with might and main

old-fashioned literary with as much ​effort as ​possible: They ​shouted with might and ​main but nobody came to ​rescue them.
(Definition of with might and main from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “with might and main”
in Chinese (Simplified) 全力以赴…
in Chinese (Traditional) 全力以赴,竭盡全力…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“with might and main” in British English

Word of the Day


a natural ability or skill

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More