megabuck

noun
mega·​buck | \ ˈme-gə-ˌbək How to pronounce megabuck (audio) \

Definition of megabuck

: one million dollars also : an indeterminately large sum of money usually used in plural

Examples of megabuck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All-wheel-drive grip on the road was simply awe-inspiring on the megabuck, not-legal-here Porsche 959. Patrick Bedard, Car and Driver, "Tested: 1991 GMC Syclone vs. Ferrari 348ts," 29 May 2020 But next year, a megabucks sum of $20 million will tempt owners and trainers to Saudi Arabia for the inaugural Saudi Cup. Matt Majendie, CNN, "Chasing $20M in horse racing's battle of riches," 18 Sep. 2019 Any retired officeholder can make megabucks for a few years before running for president again — and this creates a legal way for just about anyone with sufficient funds to buy goodwill from a potential future president. Jim Geraghty, National Review, "Joe Biden Gets Paid — a Lot — for Speeches, and He’s Not Middle-Class," 22 July 2019 Megabucks: 3-8-12-15-29-36; jackpot is $1.6 million Lucky Lines: 4-5-11-16-20-22-28-29; jackpot is $33,000 Win for Life: 47-53-58-77 The current Powerball jackpot is $64 million. Jim Ryan, OregonLive.com, "Lottery results: Megabucks, Lucky Lines, Win for Life winning numbers drawn," 19 June 2017 So the QB megabuck bar stays at Carr’s $25-million average. Carlos Monarrez, Detroit Free Press, "Time for Detroit Lions to make Matthew Stafford NFL's highest-paid QB," 17 July 2017 How reluctant would an owner be to shell out a megabuck contract to one player when the rest of the team is mediocre at best? Peter King, The MMQB, "On NFL Relegation, Mail and the Story That Won’t Go Away," 21 June 2017 Megabucks: 1-7-21-22-46-47; jackpot is $5.6 million Lucky Lines: 1-8-11-15-20-22-26-30; jackpot is $10,000 Win for Life: 7-36-40-59 The current Powerball jackpot is $165 million. Jim Ryan | The Oregonian/oregonlive, OregonLive.com, "Lottery results: Megabucks, Lucky Lines, Win for Life winning numbers drawn," 8 May 2017 Megabucks: 3-8-12-15-29-36; jackpot is $1.6 million Lucky Lines: 4-5-11-16-20-22-28-29; jackpot is $33,000 Win for Life: 47-53-58-77 The current Powerball jackpot is $64 million. Jim Ryan, OregonLive.com, "Lottery results: Megabucks, Lucky Lines, Win for Life winning numbers drawn," 19 June 2017

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First Known Use of megabuck

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“Megabuck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/megabuck. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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