bazillion

noun ba·zil·lion \bə-ˈzil-yən\

Definition of bazillion

plural

-s

chiefly US, informal

  1. :  a huge, unspecified number … it sold about a bazillion records in its first week. — Jancee Dunn and Chris Mundy, Rolling Stone, 23 Dec. 1993 Here is a chart of six garden stalwarts out of the bazillions of possibilities out there in the ornamental horticulture world. — Glenn Morris, Farmer's Almanac, 2010

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 Gillespie, Parenting, November 1995 I started crying for the bazillionth time that day and stammered, “I've asked my husband to move out.” — V. C. Chickering, Washington Post, 26 Apr. 2009

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Origin and Etymology of bazillion

alteration of zillion


First Known Use: 1939


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