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jillion

[ jil-yuhn ]
/ ˈdʒɪl yən /
Informal.
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noun
an indefinitely vast number; zillion.
adjective
of or noting such a quantity: a jillion problems.
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Origin of jillion

First recorded in 1940–45; expressive formation based on million, billion, etc.

OTHER WORDS FROM jillion

jillionth, noun, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for jillion

jillion
/ (ˈdʒɪljən) /

noun
informal an extremely large number or amountjillions of pounds

Derived forms of jillion

jillionth, adjective

Word Origin for jillion

C20: fanciful coinage based on million, billion, etc
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