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Definition of body odour in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The unpleasant smell of a person’s unwashed body.
Example sentences
  • First of all, when you said humans were never attracted to the smell of body odour, you couldn't have been more wrong.
  • All around us the landscape was black, and permeated by a smell like week-old body odour covered up by cheap deodorant.
  • The offender is described by police as grubby and tatty looking, with a very strong smell of body odour.

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