Definitions for bodaciousboʊˈdeɪ ʃəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bo•da•cious*boʊˈdeɪ ʃəs(adj.)

  1. blatant:

    a bodacious gossip.

    Category: Dialect

  2. remarkable:

    a bodacious story.

    Category: Dialect

  3. audacious; brazen.

    Category: Dialect

* Southern U.S..

Origin of bodacious:

1835–45; b. bold and audacious


Princeton's WordNet

  1. bodacious(adj)


    "a bodacious gossip"

  2. audacious, barefaced, bodacious, bald-faced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolent(adj)

    unrestrained by convention or propriety

    "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bald-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell


  1. bodacious(Adverb)


  2. bodacious(Adjective)

    Audacious and unrestrained.

    If you're going to lie, you might as well tell a bodacious lie.

  3. bodacious(Adjective)

    Incorrigible and insolent.

    You, sir, are a bodacious scoundrel.

  4. bodacious(Adjective)

    Impressively great in size, and enormous; extraordinary.

  5. bodacious(Adjective)

    Sexy, attractive.

  6. Origin: Southern American slang, implied by bodaciously, 1837, either from bodyaciously


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