jillion

(redirected from jillionaire)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms.

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
References in periodicals archive ?
This time around he is bringing with him Major Lazer, the dancehall music group comprised of himself and DJs Jillionaire (Christopher Leacock) and Walshy Fire (Leighton Paul Walsh).
Celebrities including Harley Quinn Smith, Jaime King, Jay Sean, Marianna Hewitt, Becca Tilley, Major Lazer's Jillionaire and Gigi Gorgeous hit the Nylon x Dream Hollywood 4th annual AprAaAaAeA@s Ski party Saturd at the Sundance Film Festival.
Diplo, Jillionaire and Walshy Fire have found commercial success with hits such as Lean On and Cold Water .