Definition of megabuck in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmeɡəˌbək/


(usually megabucks) informal
1A million dollars.
Example sentences
  • And most of the CEOs who had megabucks would have been in the top one-tenth of 1 percent.
  • When he agreed to the merger, international oil majors were lining up to pay megabucks for participation.
  • At issue is a megabuck Pentagon jet deal that could go a long way toward shoring up Boeing's bottom line.
1.1A huge sum of money: he has been earning megabucks for decades [as modifier]: megabuck salaries
More example sentences
  • Stephen Franks has just mentioned, and I agree with him entirely, that we have huge documents that cost megabucks to provide - and no one reads them, and no one has much regard for them when making investment decisions.
  • You're misinformed if you think teaching earns megabucks!
  • Would you accept a boring job if it meant you would make megabucks?

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Syllabification: meg·a·buck

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