bill·​ing ˈbi-liŋ How to pronounce billing (audio)
: advertising or public promotion (as of a product or personality)
also : relative prominence of a name in such promotion
got top billing
: total amount of business or investments (as of an advertising agency) within a given period

Examples of billing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is what conglomerates dictate the identity to be, yard by yard, and what visitors embrace, and where the chefs producing the best cooking often take second billing to the more celebrated personalities on the marquees, or to the restaurant’s concept. Bill Addison, Los Angeles Times, 8 June 2024 Revenues and orders for the month of April were up as was our metric for revenue per billing day. Charlotte Observer, 15 May 2024 The billing is permitted under state statute, said Ryan Nowacki, who started as fire chief in January and cited Indiana Code. Amy Lavalley, Chicago Tribune, 11 May 2024 For the fans who lined up to take advantage of having Rogers as their personal ticket concierge, the experience lived up to its unforgettable billing. Chris Willman, Variety, 3 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for billing 

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Word History


bill entry 5

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of billing was in 1875

Cite this Entry

“Billing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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