bajillion

noun
ba·​jil·​lion | \ bə-ˈjil-yən How to pronounce bajillion (audio) \
plural bajillions

Definition of bajillion

US, informal
: 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

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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

First Known Use of bajillion

1992, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bajillion

probably blend of bazillion and jillion entry 1

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“Bajillion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bajillion. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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