[ bil-ingz ]
/ ˈbɪl ɪŋz /


Josh, pen name of Henry Wheeler Shaw.
William,1746–1800, U.S. composer noted for his hymns.
a city in S Montana.

Definition for billings (2 of 2)

[ bil-ing ]
/ ˈbɪl ɪŋ /


the relative position in which a performer or act is listed on handbills, posters, etc.: A star usually receives billing above the title of the play.
advertising; publicity: The show was a sellout weeks ahead of the opening because of advance billing.
the amount of business done by a firm, especially an advertising agency, within a specified period of time.
an act or instance of preparing or sending out a bill or invoice.
the total amount of the cost of goods or services billed to a customer, usually covering purchases made or services rendered within a specified period of time.

Origin of billing

First recorded in 1870–75; bill1 + -ing1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for billings

/ (ˈbɪlɪŋ) /


theatre the relative importance of a performer or act as reflected in the prominence given in programmes, advertisements, etc
mainly US and Canadian public notice or advertising (esp in the phrase advance billing)
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