body odour
   see BO

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  • body odour — body .odour n [U] the natural smell of someone s body, especially when this is unpleasant = ↑BO …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • body odour — noun malodorousness resulting from a failure to bathe • Syn: ↑body odor, ↑B.O. • Hypernyms: ↑malodorousness, ↑stinkiness, ↑foulness, ↑rankness, ↑fetidness * * * body odour UK U …   Useful english dictionary

  • body odour — N UNCOUNT Body odour is an unpleasant smell caused by sweat on a person s body. Syn: B.O. (in AM, use body odor) …   English dictionary

  • body odour — noun The unpleasant smell emitted by a persons body, caused by bacteria multiplied by sweat. Syn: BO, bromhidrosis, osmidrosis, ozochrotia, fetid sweat …   Wiktionary

  • body odour — noun the unpleasant smell of a person s unwashed body …   English new terms dictionary

  • body odour — noun (C) the natural smell of someone s body, especially when this is unpleasant; bo …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • body odour — UK / US noun [uncountable] BO …   English dictionary

  • Body odor — Classification and external resources ICD 10 L75.0 ICD 9 705.89 …   Wikipedia

  • body odor — noun malodorousness resulting from a failure to bathe • Syn: ↑body odour, ↑B.O. • Hypernyms: ↑malodorousness, ↑stinkiness, ↑foulness, ↑rankness, ↑fetidness * * * noun [noncount] …   Useful english dictionary

  • odour — o|dour BrE odor AmE [ˈəudə US ˈoudər] n [U and C] a smell, especially an unpleasant one odour of ▪ the faint odour of damp strong/unpleasant/pungent/offensive etc odour ▪ obnoxious odours from a factory →↑body odour …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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