bodily

[ bod-l-ee ]
/ ˈbɒd l i /

adjective

of or relating to the body.
corporeal or material, as contrasted with spiritual or mental.

adverb

as a physical entity; as a complete physical unit: The tornado picked him up bodily and threw him against the wall.
in person: You have to appear bodily at the box office in order to have your reservation confirmed.

Origin of bodily

First recorded in 1250–1300, bodily is from the Middle English word bodylich. See body, -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM bodily

non·bod·i·ly, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bodily

bodily
/ (ˈbɒdɪlɪ) /

adjective

relating to or being a part of the human body

adverb

by taking hold of the bodyhe threw him bodily from the platform
in person; in the flesh
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