ga·​zil·​lion·​aire gə-ˌzil-yə-ˈner How to pronounce gazillionaire (audio)

Examples of gazillionaire in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So how's a gazillionaire supposed to get a bagel and cup of coffee these days? Allison Morrow, CNN, 9 Nov. 2021 Rowling’s novels about a young wizard have transformed young adult literature, revived the publishing industry and made the author a gazillionaire. Washington Post, 28 Sep. 2020 The price of a mansion in Greenwich matters to a gas-station operator, a public-school teacher, a landscaper, and many other non-gazillionaires, even if there are a few degrees of separation involved. Kevin D. Williamson, National Review, 10 Nov. 2019 Just Becker, a tech whiz who—before wooing Monica in a six-episode arc—had become a gazillionaire by creating a piece of business software called Moss 865. Peter Rubin, WIRED, 20 June 2019 These assembled gazillionaires gently lolled on swings sipping cups of Champagne handed out by actors dressed as nuns or monks. Luke Leitch, Vogue, 6 July 2018 But some experts argue that adjusting the worth of gazillionaires based on the price a bundle of goods and services an average household would buy, as the CPI does, is absurd. Jo Craven McGinty, WSJ, 10 Aug. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1980, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gazillionaire was in 1980

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“Gazillionaire.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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