Adjective "Gazillions" definition and examples

(Gazillions may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ɡəˈzɪljən/

Definitions and examples

cardinal number

A very large number or quantity (used for emphasis)
  1. 'Next, force people to repay usurious loans to credit card companies that make gazillions off the fine print.'
  2. 'It's home to gazillions of yellow-lipped sea kraits, striped, three-foot nasties with flattened tails and sealable nostrils enabling them to swim underwater every night while they feast on eels.'
  3. '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?'
  4. 'I know, of course, that there are kazillions of young (and married-young couples) who still adore each other so giddily they couldn't even un-hug long enough to write to me.'
  5. 'The first thing I would do is to make sure that at least one of the gazillion of phone numbers on our website would reach a real live person.'
  6. 'Why not do some research, screen some little-known or largely forgotten films (honestly, those are often more intriguing than the ones that took home gazillions at the box office) and tell us something we don't already know?'
  7. 'You may be the only one you've heard about in your own community, but there are kazillions of you spread all over this country - and you may be surprised to find out they're just as normal as you are.'
  8. '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.'
  9. 'This gives us a toy model of a deterministic Democritean universe, in which kazillions of bits get flipped in sequence, governed by a fixed physics.'
  10. 'He says he'll let us know how many gazillions these items will cost us after the November elections.'

More definitions

noun, Informal.

1. an extremely large, indeterminate number.

Origin

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