dillion

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See -illion.

Noun[edit]

dillion (plural dillions)

  1. (slang, hyperbolic) An unspecified large number (of).
    • 1982, Roald Dahl, The BFG
      'The human bean,' the Giant went on, 'is coming in dillions of different flavours. []
    • 2012, Gretel Killeen, My Sister's a Yo-Yo
      He'd been sitting in the car for a dillion years waiting for his mother to find her glasses.
    • 2014, Lev Grossman, The Magician's Land
      You have like a dillion books here, probably nobody would have even looked at it.

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