jil·​lion | \ ˈjil-yən How to pronounce jillion (audio) , ˈji-lē-ən \

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Recent Examples on the Web But America, with its jillion colleges and universities, dotting the land? Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 2 Dec. 2021 But now, there are a jillion, and satire has gone more mainstream. Neal Justin, Star Tribune, 22 Sep. 2020 Mark Waid, a fan favorite writer of approximately umpty-jillion beloved comics, masterminded the revamp. cleveland, 6 Feb. 2020 Startup pro football leagues in the past 47 years are 0-for-a-jillion. Peter King, SI.com, 21 Mar. 2018 White won the Olympic snowboard halfpipe yesterday afternoon with a combination of divine talent and some old-school competitive grit, and afterward the kid from Carlsbad with a jillion product endorsements put in a plug of his own. Mark Zeigler, sandiegouniontribune.com, 13 Feb. 2018 There are no title belts, no exotic nicknames and certainly no jillion-dollar purses to reward the work Lisa McClellan does. Dan Mcgrath, chicagotribune.com, 24 Aug. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of jillion

circa 1942, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jillion

j + -illion (as in million)

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“Jillion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jillion. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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