Definition of bodily adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbɒdɪli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːdɪli//
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  1. 1by moving the whole of somebody’s body; by force The force of the blast hurled us bodily to the ground. He lifted her bodily into the air.
  2. 2in one piece; completely The monument was moved bodily to a new site.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bodily