Definition of mega
1 : vast a mega electronics store
2 : of the highest level of rank, excellence, or importance a number one hit made her mega
Examples of mega in a Sentence
an actor who has become a mega celebrity
I will never understand why people build those mega houses on tiny lots.
Recent Examples of mega from the Web
The demise of the mega-chain Corinthian Colleges, alone, led to more than 15,000 loan discharges, totaling $247 million.
ASKED DOC KREMCHECK why MLB organizations keep throwing mega-millions at kid pitchers/young veterans who throw too hard too young and blow themselves out too early.
As performers took the main stage at the Microsoft Theater in L.A. last night, the glitzy dresses and mega hairdos were on full display, and blonde hair was everywhere.
Some mega songwriters like to recede into the background, to pull a Beatles or Brian Wilson move and focus on songwriting and recording.
Osaka, Yokohama and Tokyo are prime candidates because of their status as mega-cities.
And when the Biotechnology Innovation Organization — better known as BIO — holds its mega conference at the downtown San Diego Convention Center this week, it will be hosted by a city that prominently exemplifies these advances.
Like millions of others, Joshua’s family moved to Lagos, a mega-city in southwest Nigeria, looking for opportunities.
Not to mention, Left Hand is feeling pressure from the mega beer makers pushing into the craft market as well as an increasing number of smaller neighborhood breweries.
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Origin and Etymology of mega
First Known Use: 1968See Words from the same year
Definition of mega-
1a : great : large megasporeb : greatly surpassing others of its kind megahit
2 : million (106) megohm megacycle
MEGA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mega for English Language Learners
: very large
: very popular, successful, or important
Definition of mega- for English Language Learners
: great : large
: million : multiplied by one million
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