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See also: mega-buck


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Back-formation from megabucks.


megabuck (plural megabucks)

  1. (informal) A million dollars.
    • 1991, Walter Theodore Federer, Statistics and Society: Data Collection and Interpretation‎, page 98:
      the owner of a large hosiery factory believed that 100000 dozen pairs of nylon hose worth about one megabuck were disappearing from his plant every year.
    • 2009 February 6, James Barron, “Proposal of a $500,000 Salary Cap Raises the Question: What to Do?”, in New York Times[1]:
      The plan includes a $500,000 cap on compensation for senior officials and new restrictions on other kinds of megabuck payouts, like severance pay.