zillˈionth noun and adjective
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Main Entry:zillion

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  • zillionth — 1. adjective The ordinal form of the number zillion. 2. noun a) The person or thing in the zillionth position. b) One of a zillion equal parts of a whole …   Wiktionary

  • zillionth — zillion ► CARDINAL NUMBER informal ▪ an extremely large number of people or things. DERIVATIVES zillionaire noun zillionth ordinal number. ORIGIN from Z (perhaps as a symbol of an unknown quantity) + MILLION(Cf. ↑millionth) …   English terms dictionary

  • zillionth — adjective see zillion …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • zillionth — adj. huge and indefinite number, millionth, thousandth (as in the expression for the thousandth time ) n. smallest part possible (Informal) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • zillion — noun Etymology: z + illion (as in million) Date: 1934 an indeterminately large number < zillions of mosquitoes > • zillionth adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Indefinite and fictitious numbers — The English language has a number of words for indefinite and fictitious numbers inexact terms of indefinite size, used for comic effect, for exaggeration, as placeholder names, or when precision is unnecessary or undesirable. General placeholder …   Wikipedia

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  • zillion — cardinal number informal an extremely large number of people or things. Derivatives zillionaire noun zillionth ordinal number. Origin 1940s: from Z (perh. as a symbol of an unknown quantity) + million …   English new terms dictionary

  • umpty-umpth — AND umpteenth [“ampti ”ampG AND “amp”tintG] mod. thousandth, billionth, zillionth, etc. (Represents some very large, but indefinite number.) □ This is the umpty umpth time I’ve told you to keep your dog out of my yard. □ This is the umpteenth… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • another day, another dollar — Quot. 1897 links the form more days, more dollars to sailors being paid by the day: the longer the voyage the greater the financial reward. Later uses suggest that another day, another dollar occurs as world weary comment on routine toil to earn… …   Proverbs new dictionary

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