zillion

noun zil·lion \ ˈzil-yən \

Definition of zillion

:an indeterminately large number
  • zillions of mosquitoes

zillionth

play \ˈzil-yən(t)th\ adjective

Examples of zillion in a Sentence

  1. I have a zillion chores to finish before we can leave.

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Origin and Etymology of zillion

z + -illion (as in million)


ZILLION Defined for English Language Learners

zillion

noun

Definition of zillion for English Language Learners

  • : a very large number


ZILLION Defined for Kids

zillion

noun zil·lion \ ˈzil-yən \

Definition of zillion for Students

:an extremely large number
  • zillions of ants

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