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

Definition of bodied

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

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Best Bottle 2017 Les Lauzeraies Les Vignerons de Tavel Rosé $14 The Tavel region in the southern Rhône has a long history of producing fairly full-bodied and quite deeply colored dry rosés once said to be favored by kings—and Honoré de Balzac. Lettie Teague, WSJ, "The Wines We’ll Be Drinking in 2019," 19 Dec. 2018 Fred Birnbaum, the foundation’s vice president, said a robust economy means anyone in Idaho who is able-bodied and looking can find a job and, even working part-time, earn enough to purchase subsidized coverage on the state exchange. Mark Z. Barabak,, "Obamacare used to be political poison for Democrats. Now they see it as a winning prescription — even in red states," 11 June 2018 Both are medium to full-bodied and offer layers of complexity. Dave Eckert, kansascity, "A handful of wine recommendations as winter ends and spring begins | The Kansas City Star," 26 Mar. 2018 Proof that Adrian Beltre is able-bodied and planning to play this season could be found Monday afternoon at Surprise Stadium, where Beltre was in the Texas Rangers' lineup. Jeff Wilson, star-telegram, "Has Beltre been sick or injured? Nah, he's just old, trying to cheat Father Time | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 5 Mar. 2018 Her distinctive sound — full-bodied and sumptuous but never forced — ideally suited the passages of melting lyricism and nobility. Anthony Tommasini, New York Times, "Review: A Conductor’s Exciting Return to the New York Philharmonic," 12 Jan. 2018 Light-bodied white wines like sauvignon blanc and pinot grigio should be clear with a very pale, light yellow color which indicates the wine is fresh, vibrant and ready to drink. Stephanie Miskew, Fox News, "3 ways to tell if a bottle of wine is bad and what to do about it," 10 Oct. 2016 Meanwhile, curved-in rims help the wine fall to the back of the tongue, and are better for full-bodied tannic wines, says Vayda. Kelsey Kloss, ELLE Decor, "How Your Wine Glass Changes The Taste Of Your Wine," 12 Sep. 2016 Too often, disabled people are used as able-bodied inspiration, but in a new interview with Vanity Fair, Blair—who is known for her iconic roles in movies like Cruel Intentions and Legally Blonde—debunks that idea. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Selma Blair Wants to Create an Accessible Fashion Line for Disabled People After MS Diagnosis," 27 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of bodied

circa 1547, in the meaning defined above

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