bod·​ied | \ ˈbä-dēd How to pronounce bodied (audio) \

Definition of bodied

: having a body of a specified kind used in combinationfull-bodiedglass-bodied

Examples of bodied in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Searing butternut squash in a wide pan yields a full-bodied, flavorful dish. Star Tribune, "Recipe: Skillet Roasted Butternut Squash and White Beans With Warm Spices," 18 Nov. 2020 In another scene, he is followed over a grassy hill by a group of able-bodied dancers, who imitate his idiosyncratic way of hand-walking — a dramatic way to illustrate how Mr. Toole navigated his disability. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, "David Toole, Disabled Dancer With Grace in His Hands, Dies at 56," 10 Nov. 2020 But for those with every automotive itch already scratched, the idea of what is effectively a carbon-bodied 1960s Ferrari could be a compelling one. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, "This Carbon-Fiber Ferrari 250 GT Replica Could Soon Be Yours," 4 Nov. 2020 Heady, full-bodied fragrances provide a feast for the senses. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Fall’s Best Scents Are a Feast for the Senses," 21 Sep. 2020 Terrapin Hopsecutioner, the rosemary and herbs from the pork dish marry well with the hop-forward notes from this full-bodied IPA. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Are You Ready For Some Football Food? In The Kitchen With LeRoy Butler," 9 Sep. 2020 This make-ahead turkey gravy recipe roasts turkey wings with veggies and herbs for full-bodied flavor without having to cook a whole bird. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy," 8 Sep. 2020 Mourvedre/monastrell Full-bodied and meaty, this wine can share similarities with syrah but with a higher tannin. Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, "Want to sound like an Arizona wine expert? Here are 10 grape varietals you need to know," 1 Sep. 2020 The Mavericks’ version boasts a notably more sprightly tempo and benefits from Malo’s wonderfully full-bodied vocals. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, "The Mavericks’ all-Spanish album, ‘En Español,’ seeks to uplift and unify: ‘Music can help break down walls’," 23 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of bodied

circa 1547, in the meaning defined above

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25 Nov 2020

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“Bodied.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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