a factory or machine shop in which bodies for vehicles, as automobiles, trucks, or the like, are manufactured, repaired, etc.
- an employment agency, school, or the like that provides large numbers of workers, trainees, recent graduates, etc., to fill entry-level jobs.
- a gym, health club, or the like where people may exercise, do bodybuilding, etc.
- a singles bar.
Origin of body shop
First recorded in 1950–55
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British Dictionary definitions for body shop
a place where the bodywork of motor vehicles is built or repaired
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