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Definition of "billing" []

  • The relative importance of performers as indicated by the position and type size in which their names are listed on programs, theater marquees, or advertisements: top billing. (noun)
  • Advertising; promotion: The product needed better billing to outsell its competition. (noun)
  • The total amount of business done in a specific period, as by an advertising agency or a law firm. Often used in the plural. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "billing" in a sentence
  • "He hooked up with America's sweetheart Meg Ryan while they were making Innerspace, gave a crackerjack performance in The Big Easy and cemented his above the title billing opposite Cher in Suspect."
  • "All the major players are back to voice them, including Hanks and Allen who, on the posters that proclaimed "the toys are back in town", got actual above the title billing, a rarity in animation at the time, but yet another aspect of name casting that's all-too overused now."
  • "Difference in billing between male and female practitioners"