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zillionaire

[zil-yuh-nair] /ˌzɪl yəˈnɛər/
noun, Informal.
1.
a person of incalculably great wealth.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; zillion + (million)aire
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Examples from the web for zillionaire
  • Yet zillionaire bankers claimed that they had no idea housing prices could possible drop even a few percent.
  • But, its average income could be high, thanks to that one multi-zillionaire.
  • The film does not enhance its credibility by making the zillionaire rock star's life one of unadulterated gloom.
  • Now, under his auspices, a zillionaire comic would perform a kind of bee bungee jump.
Slang definitions & phrases for zillionaire

zillionaire

noun

An enormously rich person; a super-tycoon: and Larry Dunlap will become an instant zillionaire/ his earlier piece about how the Hong Kong zillionaires are buying up San Francisco (1940+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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