- remarkable; outstanding: a bodacious story.
- audacious; bold or brazen.
- sexy; voluptuous.
Origin of bodacious
Examples from the Web for bodacious
These bodacious adventurers have lived through some of the most interesting times in history.
Word Origin for bodacious
1837 (implied in bodaciously), Southern U.S. slang, perhaps from bodyaciously "bodily, totally," or a blend of bold and audacious, which suits the earliest attested sense of the word. Popularized anew by 1982 Hollywood film "An Officer and a Gentleman."