bodacious

When you announced to the CEO of the company where you had your first job that you were going to have his job before you retired, it was a bodacious move. Bodacious means bold, audacious, and brazen. Sometimes it can mean attractive and sexy as well.

The adjective bodacious is probably a blend of the words bold and audacious. It's a southern term, associated for a time with surfers, who might admire a particularly "bodacious wave." That sense of admiration may be what's connected the word to its secondary meaning of attractive or sexy, as in "that party is going to be filled with bodacious babes."

Definitions of bodacious
1

adj unrestrained by convention or propriety

“"the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times”
Synonyms:
audacious, bald-faced, barefaced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolent
unashamed
used of persons or their behavior; feeling no shame

adj incorrigible

“a bodacious gossip”
Synonyms:
unmitigated
not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier

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