Clinton ensured that reviews of a boffo speech would morph into reviews of an endless speech.
He seemed to think that after that boffo first debate, he could just tread water.
strikingly successful, by 1961, show biz slang, probably echoic of a "hit."
Extreme; excellent, admirable: That's one bodacious pair of ta-tas on that blonde
[chiefly Southern 1840s+; fr early 19thcentury bodyaciously, ''bodily, totally'']