Definition of gazillion in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɡəˈzɪljən/
(also kazillion)

cardinal number

North American informal
A very large number or quantity (used for emphasis): gazillions of books
More example sentences
  • Do we become more tired, more staid, as we get older because our energy is scattered over a gazillion different presents in a gazillion different realities?
  • It's a book that gave me nightmares as a kid, and fired the imaginations of thousands, if not gazillions of children and adults alike.
  • There must be a bazillion gazillion of the things.



Example sentences
  • After my gazillionth round of Pac-Man, I realize I'm slightly hungry.
  • This is the gazillionth remake of the cinema perennial.
  • I was readying the noon meal and had been summoned to her room for what seemed the gazillionth time, when I just lost it.


1970s: fanciful formation on the pattern of billion and million.

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