Definition of squillion in English:

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squillion

Pronunciation: /ˈskwɪljən/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

cardinal number (plural squillions or (with numeral) same)

informal
An indefinite very large number: squillions of pounds
More example sentences
  • Everywhere you look there are huge, precarious boulders, left behind squillions of years ago by forgetful glaciers, their loss being our gain, and you can scramble about to your heart's content.
  • The scene is a ludicrously expensive suite at Salford's Lowry Hotel, the kind of place record companies only book bands into after they've sold squillions of records, like New Order.
  • It swallowed up literally squillions of taxpayers' money - much of it to turn out motor cars that nobody wanted to buy.

Origin

1940s: fanciful formation on the pattern of billion and trillion.

Words that rhyme with squillion

billion, jillion, million, bajillion, modillion, multibillion, multimillion, pillion, septillion, sextillion, trillion, zillion

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