zillion

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EtymologyEdit

See +‎ -illion

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  • enPR: zĭl'yən, IPA(key): /ˈzɪljən/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪljən

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zillion (plural zillions)

  1. (slang, hyperbolic) An unspecified large number (of); a gazillion.
    • 2008, "Brain tests show child wealth gap", BBC News, 6 December 2008:
      "We are certainly not blaming lower socioeconomic families for not talking to their kids - there are probably a zillion reasons why that happens."

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