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jil·lion

 (jĭl′yən)
n. Informal
An indefinitely large number.

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

jil′lion·aire′ (jĭl′yə-nâr′) n.
jil′lionth adj. & n.

jillion

(ˈdʒɪljən)
n
(Mathematics) informal an extremely large number or amount: jillions of pounds.
[C20: fanciful coinage based on million, billion, etc]
ˈjillionth adj

jil•lion

(ˈdʒɪl yən)

n., pl. -lions, (as after a numeral) -lion. Informal.
a vast number.
[1940–45; expressive formation based on million, etc.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jillion - 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

jillion

noun
An indeterminately great amount or number:
million (often used in plural), multiplicity, ream, trillion.
Informal: bushel, gob (often used in plural), heap (often used in plural), load (often used in plural), lot, oodles, passel, peck, scad (often used in plural), slew, wad, zillion.
Translations

jillion

n (inf)Unmenge f, → Unzahl f; jillions of …jede Menge
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