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 powerful powerful

adj

  • ( ) having great power or force or potency or effect  ( powerful )
    having great power or force or potency or effect
     the most powerful government in western Europe
    the most powerful government in western Europe
     his powerful arms
    his powerful arms
     a powerful bomb
    a powerful bomb
     the horse's powerful kick
    the horse's powerful kick
     powerful drugs
    powerful drugs
     a powerful argument
    a powerful argument
  • adv

  • (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree  ( mightily, mighty, powerful, right )
    (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree
     the baby is mighty cute
    the baby is mighty cute
     he's mighty tired
    he's mighty tired
     it is powerful humid
    it is powerful humid
     that boy is powerful big now
    that boy is powerful big now
     they have a right nice place
    they have a right nice place
     they rejoiced mightily
    they rejoiced mightily
  • adj

  • ( ) having great influence  ( potent, powerful )
    having great influence
  • ( ) strong enough to knock down or overwhelm  ( knock-down, powerful )
    strong enough to knock down or overwhelm
     a knock-down blow
    a knock-down blow
  • ( ) (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful  ( brawny, hefty, muscular, powerful, sinewy )
    (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful
     a hefty athlete
    a hefty athlete
     a muscular boxer
    a muscular boxer
     powerful arms
    powerful arms
  • displaying superhuman strength or power  ( herculean, powerful )
    displaying superhuman strength or power
     herculean exertions
    herculean exertions


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