hyperinflation love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Extremely high monetary inflation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun an unusually rapid rate of monetary inflation, as when prices rise more than 100 per cent per year.


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  • I just noticed this is a Graeco-Latin hybrid. Maybe superinflation would have sounded too upbeat, too much like an ability of Superman...

    April 27, 2008