Entry from US English dictionary
The subjective picture or mental image of one’s own body.
- Although girls getting plastic surgery is a big deal, it stems from bad body image and low self-esteem.
- I'm studying gender and body image in the context of romantic relationships.
- Both were protests against bulimia and the culture's notion of body image.
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Syllabification: bod·y im·age
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