squillion


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squillion

(ˈskwɪljən)
n, pl -lions or -lion
(often plural) an extremely large but unspecified number, quantity, or amount
determiner
a. amounting to a squillion
b. (as pronoun): there were squillions of them everywhere.
Translations

squillion

n (inf)Myriade f usu pl, → Abermillionen pl; squillions of poundsAbermillionen Pfund
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You might think the new mobile phone is a bargain but you won't be so happy when the only thing that arrives in the post is a credit card bill for a squillion quid and your identity has been sold to a criminal gang in Eastern Europe.
But next time she trots out the pathetic old "I'm just an ordinary girl" line, someone might want to point out that while her dad gave her a squillion pound trust fund, he forgot to pass on a whole host of other valuable assets, including modesty, discretion and humility.
99, which have such punchy pigments they're like wearing a squillion pixels on your lips.
Businessmen couldn't close a thousand, million, squillion pound deal unless they had one.
Result, productivity (I know, an alien concept in PR) up by a squillion per cent and there are far fewer Berocca runs to Boots in the mornings.
While we can see instantly the appeal of earning a squillion pounds for hoofing a pig's bladder around a park for 90 minutes a week, your average professional footballer would be at a loss to grasp why some people are prepared to part with hard cash for the privilege of travelling to Hartlepool in a clapped-out supporters' club minibus with a pack of obsessive, gibbering loons.
It's like paying a squillion dollars to build a mansion in a rainforest.
Some faces and poses are familiar -- Hemingway out hunting pheasant, Pollock splattering a canvas, Peggy Guggenheim preening in a sumptuous Poiret gown (and turban designed by Stravinsky's wife), George Washington looking stern and statesmanlike, an image repeated on a squillion dollar bills.
The council proudly claimed that it has bought three squillion tons of rock salt and grit to avoid the nonsense of last winter where some areas became impassable.
Suppose someone's emailed to take out a squillion pound option and takes my lack of response to mean I don't care?
It is exactly the same as Girls Aloud except less important and Wills is not getting pounds 7 squillion for a hair commercial, though that may be because he doesn't have much.
Ten million billion squillion roubles invested for no return.