Bodacious Definition

bō-dāshəs
adjective
Remarkable; impressive.
American Heritage
Outstanding in a showy way; splendid.
Webster's New World
Bold or blatant.
Webster's New World
Sexually attractive. Used chiefly of women.
American Heritage
Audacious; gutsy.
American Heritage
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(US, nonstandard) Bodaciously.

Wiktionary

Origin of Bodacious

  • Southern American slang, implied by bodaciously, 1837, either from bodyaciously (“bodily, totally, root and branch”) (as in “the pigs broke into my fence and destroyed the potato patch bodyaciously”), South Carolina, or a blend of bold and audacious.

    From Wiktionary

  • Probably from dialectal boldacious blend of bold audacious

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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