bod

[ bod ]
/ bɒd /

noun Informal.

body: You've got to have a great bod to look good in that bathing suit.
Chiefly British. person: We need a few more bods to help with the extra work.

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Origin of bod

First recorded in 1780–90; short for body

Definition for bod (2 of 2)

BOD

biochemical oxygen demand.
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British Dictionary definitions for bod (1 of 2)

bod
/ (bɒd) /

noun informal

a fellow; chaphe's a queer bod
another word for body (def. 1)

Word Origin for bod

C18: short for body

British Dictionary definitions for bod (2 of 2)

BOD

abbreviation for

biochemical oxygen demand
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