- Josh, pen name of Henry Wheeler Shaw.
- William,1746–1800, U.S. composer noted for his hymns.
- a city in S Montana.
- 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
Related Words for billingsnoise, attention, commercial, clout, propaganda, notoriety, hoopla, hype, distribution, fame, scratch, pitch, currency, announcement, promulgation, report, spread, boost, blurb, limelight
Examples from the Web for billings
Contemporary Examples of billings
Now, the state has just two clinics providing surgical abortions, in Billings and Missoula.America’s Abortion-Free Zone Grows
April 14, 2014
He soon recovered from his wound and continued selling meth as part of the ring operating from Billings to Bakken.Montana’s Real-Life Walter White
December 20, 2013
Billings had feared for her sister and also her niece, who was in one of the destroyed elementary schools.Oklahoma Tornado Levels Moore 7-Eleven; Heroes Emerge to Save Injured
May 22, 2013
Its eastern half, centered in Billings, is part of the deep red Great Plains.Brian Schweitzer: Barack Obama Can’t Win Montana
April 29, 2012
From Denver to Duluth, Buffalo to Billings, The Daily Beast ranks the cities that take the worst winter poundings each year.America's 20 Snowiest Cities
The Daily Beast
December 27, 2010
Historical Examples of billings
Mr. Billings blushed slightly, and seemed at a loss what to answer.Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home
And all the while the horn was a-honkin', and Billings was a-screechin, and the sand was a-flyin'.
When I woke up I started out to hunt the automobile and Billings.
Billings's eye lighted on Shorty, with an expression of having seen him somewhere.Si Klegg, Book 5 (of 6)
Figure 16 (after Billings) shows an English device intended for the same purpose.Rural Hygiene
Henry N. Ogden
- 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)
1875, "announcement on a bill or poster," verbal noun from bill (v.); hence top billing (1928). Meaning "act of sending out a bill" is recorded from 1908.