bazillionaire

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noun ba·zil·lion·aire \ bə-ˌzil-yə-ˈner \

Definition of bazillionaire

plural bazillionaires
chiefly US, informal
:an immeasurably wealthy person :zillionaire
  • More than half a century ago, Rockefeller “discovered” Caneel Bay while sailing around the Caribbean, as bazillionaires are wont to do.
  • —Lori RacklChicago Sun Times26 Nov. 2008
  • Speaking of almighties, fellow bazillionaire producer Jerry Bruckheimer is developing five—count 'em, five—pilots for 2005–06.
  • —Missy SchwartzEntertainment Weekly4 Mar. 2005

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Origin and Etymology of bazillionaire

bazillion + -aire (as inmillionaire


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