Definition of bodacious in English:


Line breaks: bo|da¦cious
Pronunciation: /bəʊˈdeɪʃəs


North American informal
  • 1Excellent, admirable, or attractive: bodacious babes
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    • Baby, the bodacious babe seemingly thrown in for nothing other than libidinous eye candy, becomes the ‘Marilyn’ of the group, even when she proves she can be deadlier than the others.
    • Does it affect men and women equally, or is this a gender-specific icon that brings out the inner bodacious babe in the local boudoir set?
    • Once a week, the Midnight pulls back its blue sequinned curtain to reveal a bevy of bodacious babes performing the hits of yesterday and today.
  • 1.1US Audacious in a way considered admirable.
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    • If you're ever lucky enough to spend ten minutes riding with him up a high-speed quad, you'll hop off and head directly for the steepest chute or most bodacious jump you can find.


mid 19th century (in sense 'complete, thorough'): perhaps a variant of SW dialect boldacious, blend of bold and audacious.

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