or wide-bod·y


noun, plural wide·bod·ies.

a jet airliner having a fuselage wide enough to allow passenger seating to be divided by two aisles running from front to back.

Origin of widebody

First recorded in 1965–70; wide + body
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British Dictionary definitions for wide-body



(of an aircraft) having a wide fuselage, esp wide enough to contain three rows of seats abreast
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