bod

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nounInformal.
  1. body: You've got to have a great bod to look good in that bathing suit.

  2. Chiefly British. person: We need a few more bods to help with the extra work.

Origin of bod

1
First recorded in 1780–90; short for body

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Other definitions for BOD (2 of 2)

BOD

  1. biochemical oxygen demand.

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British Dictionary definitions for bod (1 of 2)

bod

/ (bɒd) /


nouninformal
  1. a fellow; chap: he's a queer bod

  2. another word for body (def. 1)

Origin of bod

1
C18: short for body

British Dictionary definitions for BOD (2 of 2)

BOD

abbreviation for
  1. biochemical oxygen demand

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