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

Definition of bazillionaire



chiefly US, informal

  1. :  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 Rackl, Chicago Sun Times, 26 Nov. 2008 Speaking of almighties, fellow bazillionaire producer Jerry Bruckheimer is developing five—count 'em, five—pilots for 2005–06. — Missy Schwartz, Entertainment Weekly, 4 Mar. 2005

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Origin and Etymology of bazillionaire

bazillion + -aire (as in millionaire

First Known Use: 1987

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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