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See also: Billing





  1. present participle of bill


billing (countable and uncountable, plural billings)

  1. Amounts billed.
  2. Accounts receivable.
  3. The tracking of bills and amounts owed; the department within an institution or business that deals with the tracking of bills and amounts owed.
  4. (chiefly film, theater) The act or situation of including someone or something among those that make up a complete list.
    • 2014, Nicolae Sfetcu, The Art of Movies:
      Actors that may have higher status in the industry won't always get top billing: if they only played a bitpart then it would go to the person whose character was the main focus of the movie.
    • 2017 June 26, Alexis Petridis, “Glastonbury 2017 verdict: Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Lorde, Stormzy and more”, in the Guardian[1]:
      When Corbyn finally gave a speech – in a stunning piece of billing that could only happen at Glastonbury, he appeared between hip-hop duo Run the Jewels and Southampton’s foremost R&B loverman Craig David – the crowd brought the entire area around the Pyramid stage to a standstill

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