Sentence: At that point in the mid-1980s, hip-hop promoted a narrow vision of blackness marked by bravado, machismo, egocentrism and, for most, a bodacious New Yorkness. I looked at hip-hop and wondered where I fit in. Until A Tribe Called Quest arrived on the scene. (Source: www.nytimes.com)
Meaning: Excellent, admirable, or attractive (Used informally)
How To Remember?
“Bodacious” should remind of someone with a great body, an athletic physique who looks attractive.
Conspicuous; Flamboyant; Emphatic.
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[Marilyn Monroe was one bodacious actress! ]
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