bajillion

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noun ba·jil·lion \bə-ˈjil-yən\

Definition of bajillion

plural

bajillions

US, informal

  1. :  a huge, unspecified number :  bazillion Twister cost, as I understand it, 570 bajillion dollars. Well, I can report, it's all up there on the screen. — Michael J. Nelson, Home Theater, August 1997 Nowadays there are so many bajillions of shows to watch that the chances that your neighbor watched the same thing last night that you did are pretty small. — Michelle Teheux, Lake Sun Leader (Camdenton, Missouri), 31 May 2012

bajillionth

\bə-ˈjil-yən(t)th\ adjective CW had already announced that its reality series “America's Next Top Model” was coming back for a bajillionth season. — Lisa de Moraes, Washington Post, 4 May 2012

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Origin and Etymology of bajillion

probably blend of bazillion and 1jillion


First Known Use: 1992


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