bodacious

[boh-dey-shuhs]
adjective
1.
South Midland and Southern U.S. thorough; blatant; unmistakable: a bodacious gossip.
2.
Slang.
a.
remarkable; outstanding: a bodacious story.
b.
audacious; bold or brazen.
c.
sexy; voluptuous.

Origin:
1835–45; probably to be identified with dial. (Devon, Cornwall) bo(w)ldacious brazen, impudent, blend of bold and audacious

bodaciously, adverb
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bodacious (bəʊˈdeɪʃəs)
 
adj
slang chiefly (US) impressive or remarkable; excellent
 
[C19: from English dialect; blend of bold + audacious]

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bodacious
1837 (implied in bodaciously), Southern U.S. slang, perhaps from bodyaciously "bodily, totally," or a blend of bold and audacious, which suits the earliest attested sense of the word. Popularized anew by 1982 Hollywood film "An Officer and a Gentleman."
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Example sentences
None of the hot profs pictured above strikes me as especially bodacious.
They are attractive, bodacious and charming filamentous gram-positive bacteria.
First of all, the cheese-to-pasta ratio is pretty bodacious.
Customers stand in a narrow space decorated with posters of bodacious babes on
  motorbikes, advertising beer.
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