Definition of powerful


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • powerful is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 16 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • powerful is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 19 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of powerful

  • strong enough to knock down or overwhelm (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. knock-down

  • having great influence (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. potent

  • displaying superhuman strength or power (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. herculean

  • (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree (adverb)

    Examples

    1. it is powerful humid
    2. that boy is powerful big now

    Synonyms

    1. mightily
    2. mighty
    3. right

  • (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful (adjective)

    Examples

    1. powerful arms

    Synonyms

    1. brawny
    2. hefty
    3. muscular
    4. sinewy

  • having great power or force or potency or effect (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the most powerful government in western Europe
    2. his powerful arms
    3. a powerful bomb
    4. the horse's powerful kick
    5. powerful drugs
    6. a powerful argument

See definition of powerful in Merriam Webster