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or wide-bod·y

noun, plural wide·bod·ies.
  1. a jet airliner having a fuselage wide enough to allow passenger seating to be divided by two aisles running from front to back.
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Origin of widebody

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


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