bazillion

noun ba·zil·lion \ bə-ˈzil-yən \

Definition of bazillion

plural -s
chiefly US, informal
: a huge, unspecified number
  • … it sold about a bazillion records in its first week.
  • —Jancee Dunn and Chris MundyRolling Stone23 Dec. 1993
  • Here is a chart of six garden stalwarts out of the bazillions of possibilities out there in the ornamental horticulture world.
  • —Glenn MorrisFarmer's Almanac2010

bazillionth

\bə-ˈzil-yən(t)th\ adjective
    • Then we sit down and I explain to him for the bazillionth time why my philosophy is different from that of other parents.
    • —Spike GillespieParentingNovember 1995
    • I started crying for the bazillionth time that day and stammered, “I've asked my husband to move out.”
    • —V. C. ChickeringWashington Post26 Apr. 2009

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Origin and Etymology of bazillion

alteration of zillion


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