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zil·lion

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

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

zillion

(ˈzɪljən)
n, pl -lions or -lion
(often plural) an extremely large but unspecified number, quantity, or amount: zillions of flies in this camp.
determiner
a. amounting to a zillion: a zillion different problems.
b. (as pronoun): I found a zillion under the sink.
[C20: on the model of million]

zil•lion

(ˈzɪl yən)

n., pl. -lions, (as after a numeral) -lion. Informal.
an extremely large, indeterminate number.
[1930–35; jocular alter. of million, billion, etc.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zillion - 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
Adj.1.zillion - very large indeterminate numberzillion - very large indeterminate number; "a zillion people were there"
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"

zillion

noun
Informal. An indeterminately great amount or number:
jillion, 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.
Translations
lukematon

zillion

[ˈzɪljən]
A. ADJ a zillion dollarstropecientos dólares
a zillion problemstropecientos problemas, problemas a montones
B. N (zillions or zillion (pl)) zillions of dollarstropecientos dólares

zillion

(US inf)
n zillions of dollarszig Milliarden Dollar (inf)
adj I’ve told you a zillion times …ich hab dir hunderttausendmal or zigmal gesagt (inf)
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