[ boh-dey-shuhs ]
/ boʊˈdeɪ ʃəs /
South Midland and Southern U.S. thorough; blatant; unmistakable: a bodacious gossip.
- remarkable; outstanding: a bodacious story.
- audacious; bold or brazen.
- sexy; voluptuous.
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Origin of bodacious
OTHER WORDS FROM bodaciousbo·da·cious·ly, adverb
Words nearby bodacious
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Example sentences from the Web for bodacious
These bodacious adventurers have lived through some of the most interesting times in history.
British Dictionary definitions for bodacious
/ (bəʊˈdeɪʃəs) /
slang, mainly US impressive or remarkable; excellent
Word Origin for bodacious
C19: from English dialect; blend of bold + audacious
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