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mega

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adjective \ˈme-gə\

Simple Definition of mega

  • : very large

  • : very popular, successful, or important

Full Definition of mega

  1. 1 :  vast <a mega electronics store>

  2. 2 :  of the highest level of rank, excellence, or importance <a number one hit made her mega>

Examples of mega

  1. an actor who has become a mega celebrity

  2. <I will never understand why people build those mega houses on tiny lots.>



Origin of mega

mega-


First Known Use: 1968


mega-

combining form

Simple Definition of mega-

  • : great : large

  • : extremely

  • : million : multiplied by one million

Full Definition of mega-

  1. 1 a :  great :  large <megaspore> b :  greatly surpassing others of its kind <megahit>

  2. 2 :  million (106) <megohm> <megacycle>

Variants of mega-

or meg-

Origin of mega-

Greek, from megas large — more at much


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