follow Dictionary.com

What do a.m. and p.m. stand for?

bodily

[bod-l-ee] /ˈbɒd l i/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the body.
2.
corporeal or material, as contrasted with spiritual or mental.
adverb
3.
as a physical entity; as a complete physical unit:
The tornado picked him up bodily and threw him against the wall.
4.
in person:
You have to appear bodily at the box office in order to have your reservation confirmed.
Origin of bodily
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English bodylich. See body, -ly
Related forms
nonbodily, adjective
Synonyms
2. See physical.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for bodily
British Dictionary definitions for bodily

bodily

/ˈbɒdɪlɪ/
adjective
1.
relating to or being a part of the human body
adverb
2.
by taking hold of the body: he threw him bodily from the platform
3.
in person; in the flesh
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for bodily
adj.

c.1300, "pertaining to the body;" also opposed to "spiritual;" from body + -ly (1). As an adverb (with -ly (2)) from late 14c.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for bodily

Most English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for bodily

12
13
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with bodily

Nearby words for bodily