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n. (plural of million English)


n. a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole) [syn: billions, trillions, zillions, jillions]

Millions (2004 film)

Millions is a 2004 British comedy-drama film directed by Danny Boyle, and starring Alex Etel, Lewis McGibbon, and James Nesbitt. The screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce adapted his novel while the film was in the process of being made. The novel Millions was subsequently awarded the Carnegie Medal. This is Danny Boyle's only film not R rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.

Millions (novel)

Millions is a children's novel published early in 2004, the first book by British screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce. It is an adaptation of his screenplay for the film Millions, although it was released six months before the film (September). Set in England just before British adoption of the euro (a fictional event) the story features two boys who must decide what to do with a windfall in expiring currency.

Cottrell Boyce won the annual Carnegie Medal from the British librarians, recognising the year's best children's book published in the UK Millions was an integral part of the annual Liverpool Reads campaign in his home city.

Millions (band)

Millions is a noise rock band from Chicago, Illinois.

Formed in late 2006, they played their first shows and released their first EP in 2007. The EP, Telephone Game, was released on Team Abunai records.

In 2008, they recorded their first full length, Gather Scatter. It was released on Seventh Rule Recordings in 2009. Following a European tour, the band released a 4 song EP on Brutal Panda Records entitled Panic Program.

In 2012, they announced a second full length, Failure Tactics, to be released on Seventh Rule Recordings.

Millions features former members of Small Brown Bike, Bodyhammer, and New Jersey Joystick. They are perhaps best known for their signature count-off at the beginning of most songs: "One, two, you know what to do...," as can be heard on their first full-length LP.

Millions (song)

"Millions" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Pusha T featuring Rick Ross, which was originally released as a promotional single for Pusha T's upcoming album My Name Is My Name on January 29, 2013. It was later revealed that the song would not be featured on the album. It was also included on his 2013 mixtape Wrath of Caine. The song peaked at number 47 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

Millions (1937 film)

Millions is a 1937 British comedy film directed by Leslie Hiscott and starring Gordon Harker, Richard Hearne and Frank Pettingell. It was made at Elstree Studios. The film portrays the cut-throat rivalry between two financiers.

Usage examples of "millions".

Think of the many millions of dollars trickling into the local economy as a result of every corruption probegas for the undercover cars, videotapes for the surveillance cameras, file cabinets for the plea-bargain agreements.

The cane growers spent millions proclaiming that the penny-a-pound proposal was a new tax on consumersa complete lie, but it worked.

Haitians are shunned, yet millions of illegal Mexicans get work because Big Agriculture depends on them.

Forty grand is peanuts compared to the millions spent to subsidize auto races, tennis tournaments and Super Bowls.

This was a legitimate network program embracing the legend of the mutant barracuda and beaming it into millions of households.

They passed the biggest tax increase in state history, set up a lottery, and agreed to spend millions more on prisons, indigent health care and water cleanup.

Herald series about pet projects that give away millions of taxpayer dollars.

It costs millions more to execute a man than it does to lock him away forever.

Agents say some of the bogus deals were used to launder millions in dirty Medicare money.

And with millions of absentee ballots pouring in, it would be hard for our local scammers to steal an election.

For example, the city for years failed to collect millions of dollars in overdue lease payments.

South Dade residents have only lost millions of dollars to swindlers, licensed and unlicensed, who have taken the money and left the houses in shambles.

To use millions in tax money to prop up a private sports enterprise is reckless.

Since then, the loophole has been enlarged to funnel millions to pro teams that are already here, but have threatened to defect.

In no region is the credo more religiously followed than South Florida, which has become so urbanized and perilous that tourists stay away by the millions, and longtime residents bail out in droves.