Translation of "body" - English-German dictionary


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

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.

(Translation of “body” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)