Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

German translation of “body”

See all translations

body

noun /ˈbodi/ ( plural bodies)
the whole frame of a human being or animal including the bones and flesh
der Körper
Athletes have to look after their bodies.
a dead person
die Leiche
The battlefield was covered with bodies. The body of a local woman has been found in the woods.
the main part of anything
der Hauptteil
the body of the hall.
a mass
die Masse
The police have gathered a huge body of evidence against him.
a group of people acting as one
die Körperschaft
The Law Society is the professional body that represents lawyers in England and Wales.
bodily adjective of the body
körperlich
bodily needs bodily fluids.
bodyguard noun a guard or guards to protect (especially an important person)
die Leibwache
the president’s bodyguard.
body language noun body movements, facial expressions etc that show what a person (really) feels or thinks.
die Körpersprache
bodywork noun the outer casing of a car etc
die Karosserie
The bodywork of his new car has rusted already.
(Definition of body from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “body” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

advent calendar

a decorative piece of card, often hung on the wall, that has a small opening with a door for each of the days of the month before Christmas. Children open one of these doors each day, finding a picture under it.

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

tweleb noun

December 22, 2014
informal a Twitter celebrity; (more specifically, someone who has more than 1,000 followers on Twitter) There were a few old and a few new faces, including a tweleb or two. Expect to see and hear more from these cool kids.

Read More