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Informal An indefinitely large number: "The crowd cheered wildly ... as gazillions of balloons poured down from the rafters" (Tom Shales).

[On the model of million, billion, etc.]


n, pl -lions or -lion
(often pl) an extremely large but unspecified number, quantity, or amount: gazillions of people turned up.
a. amounting to a gazillion: a gazillion types to choose from.
b. (as pronoun): I found a gazillion under the sink.
[C20: on the model of million]


(gəˈzɪl yən)
Informal. an extremely large, indeterminate number.
[1975–80; ga-, variant of ka- + zillion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gazillion - a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole); "there were millions of flies"
large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
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The maker's name doesn't turn up in any of my references, but that's not surprising as gazillions of revolvers such as this one were produced from the 1850s until after the turn of the 20th century, the majority hailing from either Belgium or France.
Fresh from posting nude pics online, the multi-millionaire singer has decided to stop doing "meet and greets" - those pre-concert sessions where his fans pay gazillions for a photo with the star - because he finds them too "emotionally exhausting".
And what's the point of spending gazillions on Trident and spies to defeat our enemies if we don't have bobbies on the beat working to deter those who could become our enemies?
In the midst of the palm trees, street vendors, gazillions of cars and the occasional donkey glimpses of Christmas can be found.
Surely she will be burning off gazillions of calories anyway with all the tour rehearsals, dancing etc.
Lunch food, gazillions of unique road snack choices, fresh produce in season, gift shopping, and a corn maze.
Our political masters spend gazillions on adverts and now they want to set up a commission to promote plurality
They retreat to the far reaches of the galaxy and set about building a truly infallible pope: a computer so complex it can process gazillions of gigabytes of data and provide the final, true, answers to the questions of life.
It was part of a fun national attempt to get more people blowing bubbles at the same time than before, organised by Flair Plc Gazillions which provided all the magic mixture and wands.
She pointed out that string theory now suggests that there are gazillions of other universes, so life in ours could have come about by random chance.
But who other than people who can afford homes in the south of France really cares about Max's main conflict of having to choose between making gazillions in the world's most exciting city and a life of country squire luxury?
Web sites oozing with information, digital archives and gazillions of links to other similar sites make us feel we are covering all the bases and getting more than needed on a subject.