decamillionaire etymology

English word decamillionaire comes from English kajillion ((slang, hyperbole) An unspecified large number (of).), English deca-

Detailed word origin of decamillionaire

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
kajillion English (eng) (slang, hyperbole) An unspecified large number (of).
deca- English (eng) In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10. Symbol: da. Ten.
decamillionaire English (eng) (Nigeria) A Nigerian language with at least ten million speakers (namely Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba).. A person whose wealth amounts to ten million dollars (or other currency unit).

Words with the same origin as decamillionaire

Descendants of deca-
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